Pastor Kelley has served Enon Chapel Baptist Church since June 3, 1987. Jim had previously served Enon Chapel Baptist Church family as Minister of Music, Youth and Education and was ordained by the congregation on December 7, 1980.
Rev. Kelley graduated from North Gaston Senior High School in Dallas, North Carolina and attended Gardner-Webb College in Boiling Springs, North Carolina where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. He also received a Master of Divinity with Languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina and is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry in Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jim has also served as an adjunct faculty member of Coastal Carolina Community College since August of 2007. He teaches Religion courses within the Humanities Department and is the 2012 winner of the Excellence in Teaching Award for his department.
Rev. Kelley was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on November 2, 1955. He married Rebecca Skipper on June 3, 1978. Becky is currently employed by the Onslow County School system and is the choral teacher at Northside High School. Jim and Becky are the proud parents of three children: Joshua, Sarah, and Benjamin.