Campus Ministries Staff

 
 

Dr. Steve Crouse

Vice President of Campus Ministries

Director of Joyful Sound

977-7022
Education Info:
Graham High School, Graham, NC, Graduated in 1973
B.S. Degree in Psychology with a double major in religion, Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, NC, Graduated in 1976
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC, Graduated in 1992
D. Min. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, Graduated in 1995
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
Favorite Color:  Carolina Blue (Go Heels)
Favorite T.V. Show:  NCIS
Favorite Movies:  Blindside and Star Trek (2009)
Favorite Quote: "He must increase, but I must decrease"

 

Mike Landrum 

Assistant Campus Minister
Campus Ministries
977-2096
 
Movie: I love "Remember the Titans." (One of my favorite of all time)
TV: I love to watch Law & Order.
Music: I enjoy rock-n-roll, early contemporary Christian music, Toby Mac,
Interests: I spend free time reading on the American Revolution, history in general,
crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.



 

Jim Bates

Associate Campus Minister and Director of Athletic Ministries
Campus Ministries
jbates@ngu.edu

864-977-2915

Home Town: Buckley, Michigan

Education: Liberty University- graduated 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Youth Ministry and a Greek minor. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary- graduated 1996 with a M.Div. with languages
Hobbies
: golf and tennis
Favorite authors:
Louis L'Amour and Zane Grey
Favorite music:
oldies from the 60's and 70's
Favorite Bible verse:
Jeremiah 29:11 and John 3:30
Favorite vacation place:
anywhere in the mountains
Best thing about getting older:
grandchildren
Most influential people in my life:
my grandmother and my father-in-law

Ruth McWhite

Director of Women's Ministries
977-7030
 
Education info:
Erskine College in '78
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary  MRE '82
 
Interests: Walking, Reading, Cooking!  (And should I say eating!)

Eddie Fisher 

Media Minister/EMRT Director
(864) 663-0044 (o)

Education Info:
Greer HS 99
NGU 03 BA in Broadcasting
Pelham Specialty Training Center 07. NREMT-B
Favorite TV Shows:
CSI, Law and Order, & Trauma
Favorite things to do:
Spend time with my wife, Hang out with my Students, & Spend time outside
Interests:
Audio Visual Equipment, Emergency Medicine

Beth Ross 

Administrative Assistant for Campus Ministries
(864) 977-7022
 
Education Info:
Northwestern High School '81
York Technical College - Associates degree in Accounting '83
TV Shows: Mike & Molly, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Holmes on Homes, Undercover Boss
Music: I like a lot of different styles of music, depending on my mood and the time of year.   Contemporary Christian, Classic Rock, Oldies, Gospel, and Beach Music are among my favorites.
Hobbies: Stamping, scrapbooking, hiking

1Corinthians 10:31  Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

 

Rev. Joshua E. Epton

Music Director for Joyful Sound
 
Minister of Music and Worship
First Baptist North Spartanburg
Education Info:
Boiling Springs High School graduated in 1999
B.A. Degree in Elementary Education, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC,
Graduated in 2003
Favorite T.V. Show: Survivor 
Favorite Movie:  The Miracle
Favorite Quote: Don't squat with your spurs on!