Kendal is from NC and graduated with a Bachelors in Sociology from Appalachian State University where he met his wife, Jennifer. He went to seminary at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to obtain his Master's degree. He has worked in college ministry for 18 years and has a passion for discipling college students. He and Jennifer have 3 daughters, Jordan, Lydia, and Anna.
If you haven't met him yet, you can find him at many of the sporting events around FMU, cheering on the Patriots! Feel free to drop by during the week and say hello to Kendal at the BCM building.
Associate Campus Minister
Mary Cross graduated from FMU in 2014 with a degree in Spanish. She is entering her 5th year in college ministry at FMU. Mary worked as the youth director at Greenwood Baptist Church and as a ministry assistant at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Her favorite thing about college ministry is meeting new students so stop by her office anytime and introduce yourself!
Mary is married to Jarrett and they have Josiah and Amelia. When Mary isn't working she stays busy running after her two kids and watching the Office.
Morgan Peoples- Semester Intern
Morgan is one of our newer staff members. She went to Francis Marion from 2015-2020. She leads worship at Icon Church in Columbia, SC and has been the worship leader at BCM for the last 2 years. Morgan has an obsession with snow cones and loves dogs!
Rischard Brown- Semester Intern
Rischard is our newest staff member and is helping lead core groups (our small group Bible studies). He graduated in 2020 from FMU and has been involved in the BCM ministry from the start of his college career. He loves basketball and spoken word. You can usually find him in the gym playing intramurals or working in the campus bookstore!