Wakefield Central Baptist Church’s Pastor
 
Dr. Brandon Powell
 
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Birth Date: December 30, 1971 Marital Status: Married to Gina Swanner on May 28, 1995 Children: Katelyn Foster – 21 (Preston Foster); Joshua – 19; Madison – 17 Salvation: April 4, 1998 at First Baptist Church, Garner, NC Ordination: February 15, 2004 at First Baptist Church, Garner, NC
 
EDUCATION
Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, December 2015.
Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, May 2004.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration–Managerial Accounting from East Carolina University, December 1994.
 
MOST RECENT PASTORAL AND MINISTRY-RELATED EXPERIENCE
Executive Pastor, Central Baptist Church, Wendell, NC
 
DENOMINATIONAL AND ASSOCIATIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE
Currently serving as a member of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Historical Committee.
Served as church delegate at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina annual meeting, 2004-Present. Speaker/Mission Trip Pastor for Deep Impact Bahamas, 2017; Deep Impact Shelby, 2016.
Member of the Randolph (NC) Baptist Association Missions Committee, 2015-2016.
North Carolina Baptist Men Executive Board, 2010–2012; NCBM Student Missions Mobilization State Coordinator, 2010–2012; NCBM Student Missions Mobilization Committee Member, 2008–2012; Deep Impact Site Coordinator-Fruitland Bible College, 2011 and 2012.
Completed the Tarheel Leadership Network program for pastors (sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina), 2013.