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Meet Our Leadership
Get to know our leaders here at Southport Church
Pastor: James W. Blackwood, Jr.
Native of South Carolina
Married to Linda Blackwood
BA in History; M.Div.; M.Ed
SC Teacher Certification
Pastored churches in South Carolina and North Carolina
Developed online courses in Religion for Spartanburg Community College
Loves sports; plays guitar/sings (a little); and likes to read
Life verse: I Thessalonians 5:24 “He who calls you is faithful, who will also do it.”
Our Pastor and his wife have been involved in ministry for over 40 years. They have served faithfully at Southport Church since 2009. Linda currently is the pianist and leads the Ladies Praise Team.
Bobby Sprouse, Chairman
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