In November of 2017 Brent accepted the role of Lead Pastor at Christ Church of the Valley in Cashiers.
Brent was born and raised in Brevard, North Carolina where he graduated from Brevard High School. While attending high school, he played baseball and participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is a graduate of Columbia International University where he majored in Bible and Youth Ministry. Brent earned a Masters in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary. Brent served at Brevard Community Church as the Student Pastor for seventeen years. During his time as a student pastor Brent served as the Brevard High School Football Chaplain.
Brent’s wife Amanda grew up in Brevard, North Carolina and also graduated from Brevard High School. Amanda is a graduate of Columbia International University where she majored in Bible and Youth Ministry.
Brent and Amanda have two daughters. The both attend Rosman Middle and Elementary school in Transylvania County. Marley Ruth is thirteen years old and enjoys playing softball and running cross country. Farrah Blake is ten years old and enjoys playing softball and art.
Together the Metcalf family enjoys finding new waterfalls and trails to hike. They love living in the mountains are looking forward to making new friends in the Cashiers Area.
Jacob joined the team at Christ Church of the Valley in January 2019. He is a graduate from Columbia International University with a major in Youth Ministry and Bible with a minor in Outdoor Leadership. Jacob’s wife Janai is also a graduate of Columbia International University. They are proud parents of Judah who just recently turned one.
Curt Mackey became a follower of Jesus Christ during his teenage years. While in college, he earned both a BS and MA in Bible and Christian Education. In 1957 he and his wife Lois joined the staff of CRU. They served with them for many years. Some of Curt’s responsibilities included being Dr. Bill Bright’s personal assistant; working in the Philippines for 10 years; participating with the Jesus Film Ministry in a leadership capacity, as well as with CoMission, (a ministry to the former Soviet Union.) Since 2007 Curt has served as the Associate Pastor of Christ Church of the Valley
Isaiah has been helping with worship at Christ Church of the Valley since the church was planted over ten years ago. He is a talented musician with an amazing heart for God. He and his wife Amber were married in April of 2018.