The Board of Directors
Dr. Ed Frampton
Brother Ed Frampton is the President and General Director of International Board of Jewish Missions.
Prior to assuming that role in 2006, he served as an IBJM church-planting missionary in Johannesburg, South Africa, founding two Baptist churches there, including one in the heart of the city’s Jewish community.
Dr. Mike Patterson
Brother Mike Patterson is the President Emeritus of Mount Abiram Baptist Mission, and a missionary to Mexico since 1974. He founded the Mount Abiram Baptist Church in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He and his wife Becky have five adult children and many grandchildren. Their daughter Joy and her husband John Gibson, are IBJM missionaries in New York City.
Pictured with his wife, Becky Patterson.
Pastor Greg Rogers
Brother Greg Rogers is the senior pastor of Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Bedford, Virginia since 2000. He and his wife, Christine, have four adult children and several grandchildren.
Pictured with his wife, Christine Rogers.
Pastor Tad Marshall
Brother Tad Marshall is the senior pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church in Beech Island, South Carolina.since 2008. He previously pastored Community Baptist Church in Siler City, North Carolina and served as a youth pastor for more than 20 years. He and his wife Amy have one son.
Mr. James Perry is a prominent businessman and the owner of The James Company, a major Real Estate Agency here in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has extensive experience in the fields of Real Estate and Construction since 1985. Jim and his wife Shelly have four children.
Pastor Matthew Dibler
Pastor Matthew Dibler is our most recent addition to the Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Tabernacle Baptist Bible College and Faith Baptist College and Seminary, both in South Carolina. He pastored Open Door Baptist Church in Easley, South Carolina for 14 years, and for the last seven years has served as Associate Pastor and Ministry of Music at Calvary Baptist Church in Statham, Georgia. He also travels to the remote islands of the Bahamas for several weeks each year to train national pastors and teachers with the Covington Bahamas Bible Institute.
During a visit to Israel several years ago, the Lord placed a clear burden on his heart for the precious chosen people of God. He and his wife Paulette have two married daughters, Sabrina and Lindsay, and four grandchildren.