Loving God.  Loving Others.  Serving the Kingdom.

  • Chris came to Sandy Level in July 2014. He has served in ministry in churches both large and small as a church planter, student pastor, associate pastor,  and lead pastor.  In addition to serving in churches, he has served as the Associate Director of the  Baptist Campus Ministry at Virginia Tech, long term missionary in East Asia, and interim director of missions of the Kershaw Baptist Association.  

    Pastor Chris strives to lead Sandy Level Baptist Church to thrive until Christ's return by advancing the Gospel within the church, community, and around the world.  

    Chris and his wife, Karen, have four beautiful children: C.J., Miriam, Eliza, and Jed.  

    Chris enjoys sports, woodworking, and playing Guitar.  

    Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks

    Funny Story: "When we first met, my wife thought that I was an absolute yahoo and she wanted nothing to do with me. It took some time, but I finally won her over." 

    Email: chris@sandylevel.org

  • Associate Pastor of Students

    Josh Goza

    Josh joined the leadership team at Sandy Level December of 2015.  Josh and his bride, Kelly, are parents to four fabulous boys.  He has served in the areas of Children's Ministry and Collegiate Ministry.  His primary focus at SLBC is to work with students in grades 6-12.  Josh employs his gift of communicating God's Word by preaching on a monthly basis in our Sunday morning worship services.  

    Email: josh@sandylevel.org

  • Ministry Assistant

    Kellye Cantrell

    Kellye Cantrell is our Ministry Assistant. She is married to Dustin and they have two children, Stella and Carter. She lives here in Blythewood and attends Newspring Columbia North East Campus. She has a passion for serving the Lord and is here to assist the congregation at Sandy Level.

    Email: slbc@sandylevel.org