Troy Harrison, Senior Pastor
Pastor Troy has been pastor at Siloam for nearly seven years. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastor Troy served churches in Tennessee, Illinois, and Kentucky, including a stint as a church planter in Chicago, before coming to Powdersville. He and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for 27 years. They have four children and one beautiful granddaughter.
Life Verse: I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me. – Galatians 2:20 (NASB)
Eric Olson, Executive Pastor
Pastor Eric began his ministry at Siloam in September 2011. He is a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University and has served churches in Georgia and Florida. Pastor Eric and his wife, Regina, were married in 1994 and have one son.
Life Verse: Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers! But his delight is in the Law of the Lord, and on His Law, he meditates day and night. He will be like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers. – Psalm 1:1-3 (NASB)
Charlie Kennett, Counseling
Faith Kennett, Director, Kids at Siloam Station
Faith is a former elementary school teacher with 16 years of classroom experience, but her love for children’s ministry started as a teen. She has a BA in Elementary Education from North Greenville University and a Masters of Education from Southern Wesleyan University.
Life Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. But in all your ways, acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path. – Proverbs 3:5-6
Scott Perry, Interim Director, Student Ministries
Rebecca Barr, Director, Custom Special Needs Ministry
Rebecca became Director of the Custom Ministry at Siloam in January 2019. She is a graduate of Anderson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Multi-Categorical Special Education. Rebecca has been a member of Siloam since she was little and has served on the Siloam staff since August of 2014. Rebecca has volunteered for over 9 years with different associations and programs that serve the special needs community and had taught for 2 years in the public school system as a self-contained teacher.
Life Verse: Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! – Psalm 27:14
Justin Barthelmes, Church Planting Resident
Justin began his ministry at Siloam in January of 2015. Most of his seven years at Siloam have been in Student Ministry, but sensing the call of God to enter the vocational ministry as a church planter, Justin transitioned to his current Church Planting Residency early in 2021. In addition to continuing various pastoral responsibilities, he strategically serves in areas that equip and empower him and his wife, Holly, to plant a new church in Portland, OR, in 2023. Justin and Holly welcomed their first daughter in 2021 and expecting their second later summer 2023. You can follow along and see more about the move to Portland here: http://forportland.org
Life Verse: And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore, I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong. – II Corinthians 12:9-19
Jewell Estes, Financial & Ministry Assistant
Jewell Estes has served as the Financial / Ministry Assistant at Siloam
Ministry Assistant since 1998. Married to Ben Estes since 1970, she has two children and seven grandchildren.
Life Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5
Madalyn McLees, Ministry Assistant
Bevin Watson, Office Manager
Bevin is serving as the office manager trainee under Mrs. Jewell Estes. She has a Bachelor of Science, with a major in business management, from Anderson University (SC). Bevin and her husband Corey have been married since 2013. They have two dogs named Sadie and Willow. Bevin has been a member of Siloam since 1997.
Life verse: “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every matter under heaven -” Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NASB)