Lin Carter, Minister of Christian Education and Outreach – Lin grew up in the small town of Pageland, South Carolina. He and his wife, Tonya, met as undergraduates while he was at NC State and she was at Meredith College. They have three children, Joshua, Catherine, and Caleb. Lin earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from NCSU and a Master of Divinity from Gardner-Webb University. He has served churches across North Carolina in various capacities, including pastoring The Church at Weddington until 2004 when he came to First Baptist. Lin is currently working on a doctorate in adult education (Ed.D.) at NC State but still finds time for golf and other sports.