Position: District Superintendent
Currently Serving: Senior Pastor of ALIVE Wesleyan in Central SC
Educational Background: Graduated from Southern Wesleyan University with in double major in Christian Ministry and Bible and a minor in Youth Ministry. He received his Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Tom’s personal mission is to live, love and lead like Christ. His passion is reclaiming the local church as the transforming hope for the world.
Position: Assistant District Superintendent
Currently Serving: The South Carolina District as Assistant District Superintendent. Adjunct professor for SWU and Kingswood University’s FLAME Program.
Educational Background: 1988 SWU Religion, Bible, Greek; 1993 Asbury Theological Seminary Master of Divinity; 2017 Trinity International University Ph. D. program (ABD)
Position: Leadership Development
Currently Serving: Pastor of Welcome Wesleyan Church in Seneca, SC
Educational Background: He completed his undergraduate studies at Liberty University with a concentration in Biblical Studies. In 2012, he received his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Josh Ratliff is father to Macie and Sadie, and he and his wife Valerie are expecting another little one in November. In addition to leading his local church to fulfill the Great Commission, he has a love for helping other leaders find and walk in their purpose.
Position: Church Revitalization
Currently Serving: Lead Pastor at Eden Wesleyan Church since 1994
Educational Background: Ministerial Development through Hobe Sound Bible College and Southern Wesleyan University. Successfully completed The Wesleyan Church Ministerial Study Course. Successfully completed Initiative One Leadership Training.
Position: District Administrator
As a wife, mother and new grandmother, Melinda enjoys loving and serving her family and others however she can. She used her BA in Journalism to forge a career in marketing communications in a multitude of industries, but she now especially enjoys her work on the Wesleyan district - applying her administrative talents and love for the Lord to serve, encourage and pray for and with pastors and others on the front lines of ministry.