Meet the Secona Baptist team

Rev. Robert Bevill – Senior Pastor

Reverend Robert Bevill came to Secona as pastor in December 2014.  

Robert accepted God’s call to the ministry while in college and has served as a pastor for 36 years. His pastorates have included Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Moore, SC, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Easley, SC, Taylor’s Grove Baptist Church in Lancaster, SC, and Black Lick Baptist Church in Glen Dean, KY.

Robert is a graduate of University of South Carolina with a BA in Psychology.  He received his Master of Divinity Degree from the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Robert has a passion for ministry and preaching God’s Word. He believes prayer, missions, and discipleship are vital to a growing church.

Robert and his wife, Becky, have three children and five grandsons.

Robert enjoys spending time with his family, bicycling on the Doodle and Swamp Rabbit Trails, reading, traveling, and sports.  His family, friends, and church family are aware of his love of chocolate!

Eddie Allgood
Music Minister
Eddie Allgood has been a Christian for over fifty years and has been involved in church music since then, starting with the children’s choirs at Pickens First Baptist Church.  He has been a lifelong resident of Pickens, SC, and has been married to his wife, Debbie, since 1977.  They have two daughters and sons-in-law and five grandchildren.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music with emphasis in Church Music from Southern Wesleyan University.  He has been ordained as a minister of the gospel and loves to serve God through music and serving his church family.  Through the years he has been able to play drums with some Christian music groups and sing with gospel quartets, trios, and the SWU choir across the Southeast and abroad.  According to Eddie, God’s music touches his heart and he wants to proclaim and worship Him through music wherever he goes.
Chandler Moats
Student Minister
Chandler Moats began serving as Secona’s Student Pastor in February of 2018.  He became a follower of Jesus at age 12 and felt called to ministry at age 16.  Chandler graduated from North Greenville University in 2015 with a B.A. in Christian Studies and from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019 with a Master of Arts in Discipleship.
Chandler’s goal is to help students and families know and love Jesus more.  He met his wife, Emily, at NGU, and they married in 2016.
Terri Owens
Ministry Assistant
Terri Owens is originally from Atlanta, GA.  She moved to South Carolina in 1972.  Terri graduated from Pickens HIgh School in 1978.  She has an Associates degree in Accounting from Tri-County Technical College.  She has been with Secona since June 2010.
Terri is married to Mike Owens and they have two daughters and five grandchildren.  Terri enjoys spending time with family as they go camping and boating.  She also enjoys to read.  She attends East Pickens Baptist Church where she teaches a Ladies’ Sunday School Class.