Pastors & Staff

Pastors & Ministry leaders

  • jordan Cobb | Senior Pastor

    Jordan has served as the Senior Pastor of Standing Springs since January 2019. He is married to Katelyn and has five children: Asher, Ellis, Griffin, Haddon, and Reese. Jordan holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is currently working on his Ph.D. in preaching. Jordan has a passion for equipping the local church through the preaching of God's Word. 

  • Ethan Dean | Associate Pastor

    Administration & Worship

    Ethan has served at Standing Springs since June of 2020. He is married to Emily and has two children: William and Mary Caroline. Ethan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Greenville University. His desire is to lead Standing Springs in artistically excellent, biblically faithful worship through music. 

  • Josh Heller | Student ministry director

    Middle & High School

    Josh has served as the Student Ministry Director at Standing Springs since August 2021. Josh is married to Miranda and they are the proud owners of a Yorkie named Charlie. Josh holds a Master of Divinity degree in Youth Ministry from Anderson University. Josh has a passion to lead students to Christ and engage them with the Word of God.


    Emily has served as the Children's Ministry Director since November of 2021. She is married to Ethan and is mom to two children: William and Mary Caroline. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Greenville University and a Master of Education degree from Concordia University. Emily also works as the Continuous Improvement Facilitator for Spartanburg County School District 5. 

Administrative Staff

  • Jo Chapman | Administrative Assistant

    Jo was born in Greenville, SC, and serves as the Administrative Assistant at Standing Springs.  She graduated from Bryan College in Dayton, TN in 2005 and holds a degree in English Literature. Jo lived in Chattanooga, TN for many years after graduation. Jo is currently a member of Ridgewood Church and lives in Taylors, SC with her husband Tyler.

  • Emily Hoffman | financial Administrator

    Emily has been on staff at Standing Springs since 2011. She currently serves as the Financial Administrator at Standing Springs. She is married to Trevor, who grew up at and was ordained by Standing Springs. They now serve at Ridgewood Church. They have 3 children: Jude, Nate, & Ruthie. Emily graduated from North Greenville University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. While she still loves history, she’s found that numbers can be fun too.

Child Development Center Staff

  • Jill Turner | Director

    Jill has served on the Standing Springs CDC team since 1989. She and her husband, Dale, are members of Temple Baptist Church in Simpsonville. Jill has 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Andrew and Shelby, and Adam and Maria. Jill has a heart for children and enjoys being a part of this wonderful ministry that strives to show the love of Jesus to children and families in the Simpsonville community.