Our Staff

Philip McGaha

Minister of Administration

Philip joined Western Avenue in September 1990 as Minister of Youth and became the church’s Minister of Administration in January 1999. Philip is responsible for the church’s buildings and property, financial accounting and day-to-day business. Originally from Hickory, Philip received his undergraduate education at Gardner-Webb University. Philip received his Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1989 and served as Minister of Youth in Texas and South Carolina before coming to Statesville. Philip and his wife Teresa were married in 1986 and have three children: Charlie, Ashlyn, and Alexa Rae.

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