Pastoral Staff

Senior Pastor

| Pastor Kevin Crawford |

Pastor Kevin was born right here in Burke County and felt called to the ministry at fourteen years old. Kevin and Angie have been married for 24 years. They have been doing ministry together for 20 years and have been at Praise Assembly since 2007. They have three beautiful, grown children serving Jesus on both ends of the country: Blake, Allie and Elizabeth.

Associate Pastor

| Pastor Jerry Willis |

 Pastor Jerry was born in Spartanburg, S.C. He was called into the ministry in 1996. Jerry and Susie have been in ministry for 20 years. They planted a church in Morganton (All Nations Tabernacle). They helped start 5 Celebrate Recovery programs and led the Celebrate Recovery program at Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church for 2 years. He also started Celebrate Recovery inside the Hudson Prison.

He was Senior Pastor at Macedonia Pentecostal Holiness Church for 5 years, and he has been pastoring at Praise Assembly since 2016. He and his wife Susie have been married for 29 years. They have 4 grown children, 11 grandchildren, and 1 great granddaughter due the end of July.

Associate Pastor

| Pastor Boyd Biggerstaff |

Pastor Boyd was born in Avery County, North Carolina. He answered the call to ministry in 2004 at the age of 36. Boyd grew up in the Evangelical Methodist church and pastored Lail Road Community Church for four and a half years. He has been serving at Praise Assembly since 2017 as the children and youth pastor. He and his wife Bambi have been married for 30 years and have two grown daughters Brittany and Rebecca. They have two grandchildren Dawsyn and Dallas.

Core Beliefs

We believe in worship.

We are passionate about inviting the Holy Spirit in through coming together to worship our Savior. 

We believe in His Word.

We believe in coming together to let the Word of God transform our lives. 

We believe in the Holy Spirit.

We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit and in letting our services be led by His presence.

To learn more, check out what we believe by being affiliated with the Assembly of God denomination by clicking here.