Board members & Staff

 And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Philippians 1:6 (ESV)

dr. rod west

Founder, Director of Biblical Counseling, & CCS Board Chairman

Before founding CCS, Rod served in pastoral ministry for thirty+ years. In the mid-2000s Rod also worked with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention as a church planter. He is a graduate of Liberty University, and prior to entering full-time ministry he worked as a Behavioral Counselor and Social Worker in the NC mental health system. While at Liberty he also played collegiate football for the Flames. Rod holds a BS degree in Clinical Psychology, as well as a Master and Doctor of Biblical Studies. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors with an Advanced Certification in Biblical Counseling.

rev. joey canady

Pastor, & CCS Board Member (CCS Secretary)

Bio in process 

dr. don cashwell

Pastor, CCS Board Member, & Biblical Counselor 

Bio in process

Mr. andrew murray 

Entrepreneur, Church & Nonprofit Leader, & CCS Board Member 

An intentional Disciple of Christ for 20+ years
Various leadership/supervisory positions 22+ years
Various ministry positions 15+ years
Happily married 15+ years
Praying father 7+ years

dr. al smith

Pastor (Retired) & CCS Board Member

Bio in process

dr. louis venable 

Pastor & CCS Board Member

Bio in process

rev. mark webb

Senior Pastor & CCS Board Member

Bio in process

Mrs. teresa west

Ministry Assistant & Corporation Treasurer   

Teresa is originally from Wilkes County located in the foothills of western North Carolina. She is a proud graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor's and master's degree in education. Rod and Teresa married in 1983 and are the proud parents of two adult sons. The oldest, Joshua, lives in Wendell, NC and the youngest, Tanner, lives in Wilmington, NC with his wife Katie. Teresa is now retired from teaching in public schools after 34 years.