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 four sons: Colton, born August 2013, Jackson, born May 2015, Weston, born July 2017 and Mason, born November 2018.
 
You can connect with Pastor Kivett through Facebook, Twitter, or email at khicks@salembaptistnow.org

Harper Compton

Pastor Harper Compton joined the Pastoral Staff in 2017 and serves as Executive Pastor. 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 hcompton@salembaptistnow.org.

 

nate sexton

Pastor Nate Sexton joined the staff of Salem in 2019 as the Worship Pastor. He graduated from Liberty University in 2009 with a Bachelors degree in Worship Studies. 


Nate and Michele have been married since 2009 and have 3 children: Emma, Nehemiah, and Noah. 


You can connect with Pastor Nate on Facebook or Email: nsexton@salembaptistnow.org

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.


You can connect with Pastor Rick via FacebookTwitter or email at rclinard@salembaptistnow.org.

DWAYNE CARSON

Pastor Dwayne Carson is the Pastor of Christian School Ministries. He has served as Head of School since 2018. Previous to coming to Salem, Pastor Carson was a church planter in Columbus Ohio as well as a Campus Pastor at Liberty University. Dwayne holds a Pastoral degree and a Greek Minor as well as a Master’s in Religion from Liberty University.


Pastor Carson is married to Donita and they have 4 children (Kristi, Katie, Kirk and Klayton) and one AWESOME grandson (Logan.)

 

You can connect with Pastor Carson through Facebook or email him at Dwaynecarson@salemvikings.org