Pastors and Staff

Berk Wilson - Pastor

While in school at Clemson, Berk's heart was gripped by a passionate love for Jesus and a desire to see the nations reached with the gospel! Berk and his wife, Barbara, have raised six boys and currently live in Cary.

Before graduating from NC State, God grew a passion in Ross to see new generations of believers experience Jesus powerfully and personally just as he had. Ross and his wife Susan live in Cary where they're raising five children.

Ed Russ - Pastor

Ed loves teaching the Word of God, holding babies, eating caramel popcorn and talking with anyone who will listen about how Jesus can change their life. Ed and his wife, Mary, live in Raleigh.

Todd Valentine - Staff

Todd has been a part of Grace since his freshman year in 2012. His heart is to reach the nations, and he desires to be a spectacular starter and a faithful finisher. Outside of ministry, Todd loves to play basketball.

Faith Blevins - Staff

Faith graduated from N.C. State's school of design. Her creativity is a tremendous asset to our church! Faith loves making new friends and telling others about our amazing Savior. You should meet her!

Meet the Pastors from the Grace UNC Charlotte campus - Niner Christian Life

Daryn Williams - Pastor

Daryn's heart was drastically changed by Christ while attending NC State University. He enjoys Ultimate Frisbee, running, and making new friends based around the gospel of Jesus.


He and his wife, Lauren, got married this past January.

Keegan Rice - Pastor

God grabbed hold of Keegan in high school, but it wasn't until college that he started being obedient to God's commands. He is a nerd who loves reading, ultimate frisbee and video games.

He is married to Amy and has three beautiful girls, Aria, Riley and Joy!