Andy Hale is the associate executive coordinator of CBF of North Carolina. His responsibilities include collaborating with the executive coordinator for the thriving of CBFNC churches and clergy, developing innovative ministry with young adults and college students, starting new faith communities, ministerial transitions, congregational thriving and partnering with CBFNC ministry staff.
Before his current role, Andy served as the senior pastor of University Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; the founding pastor of Mosaic Church of Clayton, North Carolina; and the associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Clayton, North Carolina. He also served on CBF Global staff as the church start specialist, as well as created and hosts the CBF Podcast Conversation.
He has degrees from Campbell University Divinity School Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He also holds a Doctor of Leadership in global perspective from George Fox University, focusing on congregational thriving through cognitive and social psychology.
Andy has completed extended professional development programs with the Center for Congregational Health’s Young Leader Program, CBF Global’s Fellows Program and coaching certification through Coach Approach Ministry. He has also led various organizational leadership roles, including consulting, coaching, workshop facilitation, lecturing and design thinking initiatives.
While Andy’s strengths focus on adaptive leadership, innovating organizational vision and administration, communication strategies and navigating uncharted situations, his passion is helping clergy, congregational leaders and churches thrive.
Andy is married to Jennifer Hale. They have two daughters, Madison and Aubrey-Anna. He enjoys too much good coffee, the outdoors, long-distance running, golfing, traveling with his family to national parks, adventures and the thrill of victory for the Carolina Hurricanes, Alabama Crimson Tide, New York Mets and Duke basketball.