Meet Our Ministers

Rev. David A. Mathews

Senior Pastor

Pastor Dave Mathews



was born in North Augusta, South Carolina on February 19, 1949 to Leroy and Lucille Mathews (both deceased) from which he also has three brothers, Leroy (Louvenia), Roney(Betty), and Ken(Kathy) along with four sisters, Geneva(Phe), Louise(Joe), Evelyn(Tony), and Susan(Charles).

At an early age, David accepted Christ and later became a member of Second Providence Baptist Church, where he served as a Trustee, Financial Secretary, and Youth Ministry Director. In August of 2002 he received his Certificate of License from the Second Providence Baptist Church. He was later ordained by the same after attending the License Minister Class at the Mt Canaan Association.

David was educated in the public schools of Aiken County, where he graduated from Jefferson High School (1967) and later attended Aiken Technical College. He also attended several colleges in Augusta, Georgia namely, Paine and Phillip Colleges.  He also attended Victory Baptist College in North Augusta, SC where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Theology. He also served four years in the military. Since 1972, David has retired from a 32 year career at DSM Chemicals He is the owner of Lawn Services, Etc.

David is married to Rebecca Rouse, his wife of Forty-seven years. They are the proud parents of three children, Travis, Leslie, and Bradley. Accompanied by nine grand children.

Rev. Elvie Bryant

Associate Pastor