Kivett Hicks

Pastor Kivett Hicks is the Senior Pastor of Salem Baptist Church. On the Pastoral staff since 2014, Pastor Kivett holds a Bachelors in Youth Ministries and a Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University.
Pastor Kivett and his wife Hilary were married in June of 2010 and have three sons: Colton, born August 2013, Jackson, born May 2015, and Weston, born July 2017
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Rick Clinard

Pastor Rick Clinard is the Pastor of Education and Discipleship and has been on staff at Salem since 2007. Pastor Rick holds a Bachelors in Bible, Secondary English Education, and a Masters in Biblical Studies from Piedmont International University.

Pastor Rick and his wife, Jill, were married in 2001 and have three children: Eli, Ella and Owen.

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Brian Weer

Pastor Brian Weer is the Associate Pastor of Music & Worship.
Brian has a bachelor's degree in Music (2001) and his Master's degree in Education (2003) from Pensacola Christian College, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree (2008) from Liberty University.
Pastor Brian and his wife, Stephanie, were married in 2001 and have two sons (Dylan and Kyle) and a daughter (Brielle). You can connect with Pastor Brian via Facebook or email at

Harper Compton

Pastor Harper Compton joined the Pastoral Staff in 2017 as Pastor of Student Ministries. He graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelors of Religion degree.

Pastor Harper and his wife Sydney were married in May of 2014. They have a daughter, Madison, born in October of 2015, and a son, Hudson, born in June of 2017. You can connect with Pastor Harper via Facebook or email at