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Hamburger steak with gravy 

Creamed potatoes & garden peas

Dinner rolls




Soup & Sandwiches






Pastor Tom has planted and led churches in Florida, Colorado, Maryland, and North Carolina. Tom Bartlett comes to Radiant Church in Charlotte, North Carolina from the DC area where he served one of the largest and most influential churches in Nairobi, Kenya. His passions and calling in ministry center on preaching and developing leaders to be used by God.

Tom Bartlett double majored in Church Ministries and Music from Liberty University. He also holds a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Leadership from Rockbridge Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Tennessee Baptist Seminary with a writing concentration on church planting. He has served as a worship leader, a senior pastor, and a trainer of pastors in healthy church initiatives in places such as India, Nigeria, and China. Other areas of experience include, multi-site church planting, leadership and leadership development, and preaching/teaching. He enjoys playing music and recording as well as fitness activities such as cycling, and swimming.

Tom and his wife Carla have six children. They home-school their children and live in South West area Charlotte.


Robert is the director of the Ratio Christi apologetics ministry at ECU since 2015. He is also the associate pastor at Emerald Isle Chapel By The Sea and chairman of the board of the Coastal Pregnancy Care Center of Carteret County.

Robert and his wife Josie served with Mercy Ships for over a decade. Robert has a BS in Business from Trinity University and an MA in Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary.

Associate Pastor of Emerald Isle Chapel By The Sea; President of the board of the Coastal Pregnancy Care Center; and Chapter Director of Ratio Christi at East Carolina University.

Robert is always a welcome guest at Grace Church. You will enjoy his defense of the faith presentations.


Terry and LuAnn Coats of Lexington NC, have been married 50 years and have served their Lord in full time ministry over 45 years.  Both enjoy art and have used that to lead many boys and girls to the Lord.  They presently minister through the Spruce Street Baptist Church in Lexington. The Lord used the Coats to minister to our children during ENGAGE 2016.

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Daniel grew up attending small and mostly dysfunctional churches. As a physics major in college, he was wrestling with life's biggest questions: Where did we come from? Is there a God? Does he care about us? Why is the church so full of hypocrites? He found the answers he was looking for in the Bible, and gave his life to helping others understand the same amazing truths that gave him peace. He graduated from East Carolina University with BS in Physics, and moved to Russia with Campus Crusade for Christ to share the good news of Jesus with college students.  

After a couple of years in Russia, he met his wife Meredith, who was serving on a two month summer mission trip.  They have been married 10 years and have two beautiful children - Lily, age 7 and Hosea, age 3.

Daniel graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in May of 2010 with an M.Div. in Christian Ministry. Since then his mission has been to equip and mobilize churches and church leaders to bring life back to dying and dysfunctional churches like the ones he grew up in. He's excited about the work the Lord is doing in East Tennessee at West Hills Baptist Church!


Chuck Young

The purpose of SPORTworks Ministry is most clearly summarized in the second Faith Direction as noted in the Mission Statement. “This ministry’s purpose is to prepare young men & women to serve and multiply for a lifetime as spiritual leaders wherever in the world God calls them.” Many student-athletes have leadership qualities already evident in their lives. Regarding athletics – they know where they are going and they are confident of getting there. They understand sacrifice and suffering for personal glory and gain. They are wholeheartedly obedient to whatever it takes to obtain it. Good or bad, they are role models. What they need is the understanding and motivation to use their gifts and their position of influence to glorify the One who has gifted them. Mentoring to this end takes place during much one on one time spent in a variety of situations. Group activities for fun, fellowship and teaching take place on a weekly basis. Chapels are set up with teams and counseling sessions occur frequently with individuals. A variety of Bible studies are available for coaches and student-athletes. This ministry models, motivates and teaches. Jesus Christ, as our Lord, Savior, and perfect model, will always be the focal point.

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“Cowboy” Larry Hudson

Brother Larry has been in children’s ministry for 22 years. From being a nine ft Cowboy to balloon artistry and being an illusionists, whatever it takes to capture the heart of a Child. Serving as a Child Evangelist, training teens and adults on reaching children for Christ worldwide. Married to Emalie for 22 years they have three sons, Carter 20 a junior at PCC. Tulsa 18 a freshman at PCC and Billy 13 who is an 8th grader at Faith Christian Academy in Goldsboro. His greatest joy is in serving Christ with his family.