People

Dr. J. Eric Davis

Eric and his wife Teresa have been a part of the Pleasant Ridge Church Family since June 3, 2007. He is a 3-time graduate of Gardner-Webb University, in Boiling Springs, NC. He holds a BS in Psychology and a Master of Divinity from the GWU School of Divinity. In 2007, Eric also earned his Doctor […]

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Teresa Davis

Teresa is married to Dr. J. Eric Davis, Senior Pastor at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Shelby, NC. They have been married since Nov. 25, 1979. She and Eric have two wonderful sons, Alex 34, (married to Amberlee), and Tyler 30, (married to Stephanie). She is a proud “Mimi” to Eli, who was born Oct. 31, […]

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Alice Kale

Alice joined our staff full time on June 14, 2017 over our Children and Families Ministry after being the part-time Minister to Children since November 2014. Alice recently became Minister to Children and Families/Community Engagement Coordinator. Alice and her family have been members of PRBC since June 2007.  Alice has been married to her husband Brandon since July […]

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Brian Arnold

Brian joined our staff in October 2019 as the Minister to Students. Brian and his wife, Tracy, have three children, Addison, Kennedy, and Bentley. Brian attended Gardner-Webb University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Education with a concentration in Youth Ministry. He also graduated from the Christopher White School of Divinity […]

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Max Crawley

Max joined the staff at Pleasant Ridge on June 18, 2018. Max graduated from Chase High School, attended Isothermal Community College, and received his teacher certification from North Carolina State University. After growing up in the construction business then teaching high school for ten years, the bulk of his career was spent in upper level […]

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