Dr. Ken Gourlay
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Ken began serving as Senior Pastor of Whispering Pines Baptist Church in December 2003, and has been in local church ministry since July of 1982. Pastor Ken has three earned degrees, including his BS in Business Administration from University of South Carolina (Class of ’77); a ThM in Bible Exposition from Dallas Theological Seminary (Class of ’82) in Dallas, Texas; and an EDD (Doctor of Education) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Class of ‘2010) in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ken and his lovely wife, Laurie, have 5 wonderful children, two delightful daughters-in-law, and one adorable grandson.


Minister of Music & Organist

CL King

CL received his B.A. from High Point University and his M.C.M. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX. He and his wife, Geneva, have been serving in the Wilmington area for over forty years with the exception of a five-year ministry in Florida. They have two children and five grandchildren. Geneva serves as our talented organist.



Church Secretary

Donna Smith