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meet our staff

Say hello to the pastors and team members at Radiant Church

Philip Pinckney

Lead Pastor

Philip Pinckney planted Radiant Church in 2017. Since then, he has served as Radiant’s lead pastor.

Philip is a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and received his bachelor’s degree from the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He began his seminary training at Westminster Seminary, and  received his Master's in Christian Studies degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Philip is on the leadership team for the And Campaign Charleston Chapter, the former executive director of 1Charleston, and also served in the Marine Corps for six years. In 2012, Philip married a gracious and loving woman, Jenetta Pinckney. They have three wonderful children named Ezra, Judah, and Naya. In his free time, you can catch Philip wrestling with his sons or laughing loudly with friends. 

Neal McGlohon

Pastor

Neal joins the Radiant team excited to pursue the multiplication of multiethnic leaders and churches! He grew up in Athens, GA and is a UGA alum. After getting his masters at Southwestern Baptist Theological seminary, he served as a planter/pastor in NJ for ten years. In Charlotte for 17 years, Neal was part of the team at Steele Creek Church of Charlotte as it became a city impacting, multiethnic church, and then helped start a network of new churches there. In 2008, Neal co-founded, and continues to lead, The Cypress Project, which has helped to multiply missionary leaders and churches in dozens of US cities and 12 countries.

Neal and his wife, Joy, live in North Charleston, SC and were part of the team at Journey Church, Summerville for seven years. They have two children, and one grandson. He remains a huge college football and Dawg fan!

Marcus Bryant

Executive Pastor

Marcus joins Radiant as the Executive Pastor and holds a deep passion for the church, business strategy and diversity, equity, and inclusion. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies from Charleston Southern University and has over a decade of executive leadership in business and ministry environments.

Marcus is a Distinguished Member on CNBC’s Workforce Executive Council, and has served on several boards including Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Race Equity Committee, Founding Vice-Chair of the Board at Compass Collegiate Academy, and Founding Executive Board Member of 1Charleston.

In 2011, Marcus married his lovely wife, Brittany, and together they have three beautiful daughters. In his free time, you can find him taking joy in photography behind a camera or editing photos.

Joy Heath

Director of Operations

Joy is originally from Hawaii where she and her husband, Michael (Charleston native) met. She studied Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Joy has also worked on and off in the Middle East since 2010 managing a training and development center and teaching English as second language. During her time in The States, she worked as a case worker serving survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assualt and also served as a youth leader to middle and high school students.

Joy loves to cook, travel, and spend time with friends and family. She and her husband, Michael are parents to two beautiful children.

Rebecca Landon

Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor

A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Rebecca has called the lowcountry her home since 2008.  She received her bachelor's degree in Human Services from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA, and her masters degree in counseling from Liberty University.  After spending nearly a decade working in behavioral health for the United States Marine Corps, Rebecca decided to take a leap of faith and move from Beaufort to the Charleston area in 2021.  In her free time she can usually be found outside with her dog, Kace, or at the barn with her horse, Saint.

Courtney Snider

Worship Leader

Courtney “LaRae” Snider is a proud native of Charleston, South Carolina. Courtney is a recording artist and has over 15 years of experience in worship and arts. She is a graduate of the Charleston Cosmetology Institute and became licensed in 2008. She travels often to share her gift with the world.

Courtney is a mother of two boys and enjoys spending time at the movies, traveling, and fine dining.

Emory Pinckney

Facilities Manager

Emory was born in Georgia, but calls Charleston his home. Emory and his fiancee Fallon are parents to infant twin boys, Jason and Levi, and a toddler girl, Bella-Rose.

Emory is a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He also has been doing construction and home remodeling for 8 years. He is extremely excited to be doing what he loves, especially for the people of God.

Dane Appleyard

Sound and Production Leader

Dane serves as our Sound and Production Leader. He is passionate about audio, video, and worship. He spends his free time with his wife Bella, and son Ari. Originally from Australia, he is always happy to hang with his mates and kick the Aussie “footy” around.

He graduated Bethel School of Supernatural ministry in 2017, where he focused on music production. and has been working in churches for the past 10 years.  Dane and Bella are excited to be joining the Radiant family and throwing everything they have into the vision of seeing the kingdom of God growing on earth.

Philip Pinckney

Lead Pastor

Philip Pinckney

Lead Pastor

philip@radiantcharleston.com

Philip Pinckney planted Radiant Church in 2017. Since then, he has served as Radiant’s lead pastor.

Philip is a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and received his bachelor’s degree from the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He began his seminary training at Westminster Seminary, and  received his Master's in Christian Studies degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Philip is on the leadership team for the And Campaign Charleston Chapter, the former executive director of 1Charleston, and also served in the Marine Corps for six years. In 2012, Philip married a gracious and loving woman, Jenetta Pinckney. They have three wonderful children named Ezra, Judah, and Naya. In his free time, you can catch Philip wrestling with his sons or laughing loudly with friends. 

Neal McGlohon

Pastor

Neal McGlohon

Pastor

neal@radiantcharleston.com

Neal joins the Radiant team excited to pursue the multiplication of multiethnic leaders and churches! He grew up in Athens, GA and is a UGA alum. After getting his masters at Southwestern Baptist Theological seminary, he served as a planter/pastor in NJ for ten years. In Charlotte for 17 years, Neal was part of the team at Steele Creek Church of Charlotte as it became a city impacting, multiethnic church, and then helped start a network of new churches there. In 2008, Neal co-founded, and continues to lead, The Cypress Project, which has helped to multiply missionary leaders and churches in dozens of US cities and 12 countries.

Neal and his wife, Joy, live in North Charleston, SC and were part of the team at Journey Church, Summerville for seven years. They have two children, and one grandson. He remains a huge college football and Dawg fan!

Marcus Bryant

Executive Pastor

Marcus Bryant

Executive Pastor

marcus@radiantcharleston.com

Marcus joins Radiant as the Executive Pastor and holds a deep passion for the church, business strategy and diversity, equity, and inclusion. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies from Charleston Southern University and has over a decade of executive leadership in business and ministry environments.

Marcus is a Distinguished Member on CNBC’s Workforce Executive Council, and has served on several boards including Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Race Equity Committee, Founding Vice-Chair of the Board at Compass Collegiate Academy, and Founding Executive Board Member of 1Charleston.  

In 2011, Marcus married his lovely wife, Brittany, and together they have three beautiful daughters. In his free time, you can find him taking joy in photography behind a camera or editing photos.

Joy Heath

Director of Operations

Joy Heath

Director of Operations

joy@radiantcharleston.com

Joy is originally from Hawaii where she and her husband, Michael (Charleston native) met. She studied Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Joy has also worked on and off in the Middle East since 2010 managing a training and development center and teaching English as second language. During her time in The States, she worked as a case worker serving survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assualt and also served as a youth leader to middle and high school students.

Joy loves to cook, travel, and spend time with friends and family. She and her husband, Michael are parents to two beautiful children.

Rebecca Landon

Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor

Rebecca Landon

Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor

rebecca@radiantcharleston.com

A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Rebecca has called the lowcountry her home since 2008.  She received her bachelor's degree in Human Services from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA, and her masters degree in counseling from Liberty University.  After spending nearly a decade working in behavioral health for the United States Marine Corps, Rebecca decided to take a leap of faith and move from Beaufort to the Charleston area in 2021.  In her free time she can usually be found outside with her dog, Kace, or at the barn with her horse, Saint.

Courtney Snider

Worship Leader

Courtney Snider

Worship leader

courtney@radiantcharleston.com

Courtney “LaRae” Snider is a proud native of Charleston, South Carolina. Courtney is a recording artist and has over 15 years of experience in worship and arts. She is a graduate of the Charleston Cosmetology Institute and became licensed in 2008. She travels often to share her gift with the world. Courtney is a mother of two boys and enjoys spending time at the movies, traveling, and fine dining.

Emory Pinckney

Facilities Manager

Emory Pinckney

Facilities Manager

emory@radiantcharleston.com

Emory was born in Georgia, but calls Charleston his home. Emory and his fiancee Fallon are parents to infant twin boys, Jason and Levi, and a toddler girl, Bella-Rose.  Emory is a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He also has been doing construction and home remodeling for 8 years. He is extremely excited to be doing what he loves, especially for the people of God.

David Williams

Church Planting Resident

David Williams

Church Planting Resident

david@radiantcharleston.com

David Williams was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. He holds a BA from the University of South Carolina in Criminal Justice and an MA from Webster University in Information Technology Management.  He is scheduled to receive an MA in Pastoral Ministry from The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in August 2022.  

David currently specializes in corporate training and customer relations.  David is passionate about raising the next generation of leaders and meeting the needs of those in the community.

David enjoys travelling and teaching group exercise classes at Gold’s Gym in his free time.  He believes Charleston is a beautiful place to call home and is excited to see God’s people on mission serving the city in unity.

Phill Barrett

Student Ministry Leader

Phill Barrett

Student Ministry Leader

phill@radiantcharleston.com