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Jason L. Benton
Jason began attending Soldier Bay Baptist Church in 1999. He married his wife, Rhonda, in Soldier Bay on October 20, 2001. Through the years he has served as Sunday school teacher, deacon, and youth pastor before becoming senior pastor in September 2016. He has studied at Liberty University and Fruitland Baptist College. Jason and Rhonda have a daughter, Bethanie.
Zachary "Zack" Canady
Zachary “Zack” Canady serves as Soldier Bay’s Associate Pastor. He’s been married to Tori since 2016. They have two dogs, a cat, and chickens and two sons. He has a passion for helping people and sharing the love of Christ every chance he gets.
Soldier Bay Deacons
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Why “Soldier Bay” Baptist Church?
During the Civil War, soldiers of the Confederacy hid out near a bay of the Waccamaw River—earning that area the nickname “Soldier Bay.” Our church, constituted in 1886, was originally located near there, and it became known as “Soldier Bay Baptist Church.” Although the church moved to its present site in 1902, several miles away from that bay, the name stuck.