Dr. Kieve holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and Master of Theology and Master of Divinity degrees from Duke University Divinity School. His undergraduate degree is from Mercer University. Dr. Kieve served three churches in twenty years of congregational ministry, including First Baptist, Allendale, South Carolina (1999-2005). Present at some of the initial organizational meetings of CBF as a college student, he continued his participation in CBF through state and national leadership roles. Dr. Kieve lives in Anderson with his wife, Melanie, and their two children, Jesse and Emma. He enjoys reading, running, experiencing new restaurants and types of cuisine, and watching soccer.
Blake, originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, has a Master of Divinity degree from the McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta and a BA in Religion and Spanish from Mars Hill University in North Carolina. He was ordained in 2011 by First Baptist Church of Tucker, GA. He has served in congregational ministry as Youth Minister at First Baptist Weaverville, NC, and in mission service through a 10-month immersion program in Ecuador and as CBF Field Personnel to Arica, Chile. He, his wife Bekah, and their son Benjamin live in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In his free-time, Blake enjoys playing guitar, hiking with his family, and traveling to new places.
Disaster Response Coordinator
Alan is a native Georgian, but has enjoyed living, working, and raising a family in Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and South Carolina. He and his wife Melanie, who is Minister of Worship Arts at The Baptist Church of Beaufort, reside in Beaufort, SC. Alan is a former Eagle Scout, has served in the USAF, and is retired from Beaufort County as an Emergency Management and E911 Systems Administrator. He is more recently retired from Savannah Communications, a Motorola dealer. “Being prepared” has served as his life’s motto. Alan enjoys building anything, traveling, and playing with his grandchildren.
Debbie was born and raised near Columbia, SC. She is married to Neil Haag and they have one daughter named Maddie. Debbie has worked in various fields, including bookkeeping, insurance and paralegal work, but came to work for CBFSC the first time in 1998 as the secretary when the office was first opened. She returned to CBFSC in January of 2008 after the retirement of Eloise Harris. Debbie enjoys spending time with neighbors, riding her motorcycle, and family vacations.