Rev. Alex D. Henderson - Senior Pastor
As the Senior Pastor, Alex is the primary leader of Chestnut Ridge. Alex not only administrates the church, but tirelessly pastors the congregation and preaches the Word of God.
Pastor Alex came to Chestnut Ridge in July, 2013. A native of Laurens, Alex holds a degree in Pastoral Theology from Bob Jones University. Pastor Alex served in a variety of ministry areas including, Music Minister, Student Minister, Education Minister and Associate Pastor before pastoring his first church beginning in 2005. Alex is married to the former Melissa Pitts of Laurens. Melissa is the Director of Choral Activities at Belton-Honea Path High School in Anderson District 2. They have two children: Lucas and Sara Beth.
When Alex is not at the church, he spends his time farming, grilling, and hiking. Alex is known to dance in public if the right song is playing.