July 9, 2017
THE REV. DR. FRED W. ANDREA III is Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Aiken, South Carolina. A native of Greenville, he was reared in upstate South Carolina. He was graduated from Spartanburg High School, Clemson University, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Dr. Andrea has also served churches in Westport, IN, Greenville, SC and Savannah, GA. In addition to his congregational duties, he has taught seminary courses in pastoral ministries. He is a weekly newspaper columnist for the Aiken Standard and is a consultant with the Institute for Healthy Congregations at the McAfee School of Theology.