Meet the Team

Jordan Gandy

Lead Pastor

Jordan has served in full-time ministry for over 10 years as a student minister,

associate pastor, and Lead Pastor.


He began a personal relationship with Jesus

at the early age of nine. He loves to see people follow Jesus each and everyday of their lives.


Jordan has a Master’s and Doctorate from Southeastern Seminary.

He is currently working toward completing a second doctorate (Ph.D.) from

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Jordan and his wife, Lacie, have three

young children, Madelyn, Maddox, and Carson.  

Dickie Cullum

Minister of Discipleship 

and Member Care

Dickie has served several churches during his time in vocational ministry, including most recently FBC Dillon, where he served as Lead Pastor for almost

24 years.


His primary roles at Coastal Life are to oversee groups and assist Pastor Jordan with pastoral care.


Dickie graduated from the University of South

Carolina, Southeastern Seminary, and Luther Rice Seminary. It was at Luther Rice where Dickie earned a Doctor of Ministry.


Dickie and his wife, Diane, have two children and five grandchildren.

Colter Johnston

Student Minister

Colter has spent most of his life in the Myrtle Beach area. He has recently graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelors in Theology & Apologetics

and a minor in Biblical Studies.


In the Spring (2021), he hopes to begin his Masters in Christian Ministries through Liberty University.


Colter’s primary role is to work with middle and high school students along with overseeing Surge, a

ministry of CLCC that reaches college students, and young adults.


Colter would love to see you around Coastal Life Community Church very soon!

Lacie Gandy

Director of Children's Ministry and Media

Lacie has been serving alongside her husband in ministry now for ten years in various churches in South Carolina. 

She graduated from Francis Marion University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and taught in the public school system for a couple of years before having her children. She loves working with children and is excited to be a part of the growth happening at Coastal Life. 

Lacie and her husband, Jordan, have three children. 

Alice Kessler

Office Manager

Alice is a native of Gastonia, NC. She has lived in the Myrtle Beach area for a little over three years.


For most of her working career, she worked at several educational institutions including Johns Hopkins, the University of North Carolina, NC State University, and UNC Charlotte.


She retired from full-time employment in 2010, and currently works in a part - time role as the office manager at Coastal Life. 

Lori Nerdahl

Director of Community Life and Local Outreach

Lori has lived in the Myrtle Beach area for about 5 years.


She graduated from St.

James High School and is currently in her second year at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.


She is prayerfully considering continuing her education in

christian ministry. She looks forward to her future at Coastal Life and feels blessed to be apart of all that is to come!


Our mission is to obey the great commandment and fulfill the great commission by loving God supremely and loving our neighbors fanatically. 



Worship Location - 

4720 Northgate Blvd

Suite A

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Mailing Address - 

4720 Hwy 17 Bypass South

Suite A

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588


Sunday - 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM 

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