Our Staff



Rev. Morris Little, Senior Pastor


Pastor Morris grew up in Eastern North Carolina. He became a follower of Jesus Christ at the age of 16. He was called into the Gospel ministry at the age of 19. He has pastored churches in Kentucky and North Carolina.  He has also served as a missionary to Spain. He began his pastoral ministry with Trinity Baptist Church in November 2014.

He is a graduate of Wingate University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

He is married to his wonderful wife, Lori for almost 40 years. They have 2 grown daughters, Bethany and Allison.  They also have 5 grandchildren, Nic, Hailey, Caleb, Lukas, and Laylah.  Lori is a graduate of Wingate University.  She currently serves as the church pianist. She is employed by Erie Insurance as a licensed agent and Customer Service Representative. She has amassed almost 30 years in the insurance industry.

Pastor Morris enjoys spending time with his wife and family as well as playing golf and working in his yard.



Rev. Joe Hedrick, Associate Pastor of Music & Family Ministries

Pastor Joe joined the Trinity staff for a second stint in September of 2018. Prior to arriving at Trinity, he served in a similar capacity at Mintz Baptist Church in Roseboro, NC. Joe and his wife Kim have two adult children, Michael and Alyssa, and two precious granddaughters, Callie and Addilyn, and a grandson, Beckett. Pastor Joe studied Church Music and Biblical Studies at SEBTS and has been in ministry for nearly ten years. His responsibilities include all areas of the church music program, as well as overseer of the youth, children, and family ministries. During his free time, Pastor Joe enjoying watching his granddaughters play sports, listening to Southern Gospel Music, and spending time with his family. 
Dr. Terry Moffitt, Head of School / Trinity Christian Academy
Dr. Moffitt has been an educator for more than 40 years, serving as a teacher, coach, principal, and head administrator. In addition to his work in education, Dr. Moffitt started, and ran two companies. The TCMI Group, which was a multi-faceted global consulting organization, and GMI Solutions, a company that provided security consultation services, threat assessments, and designed pre-emptive security measures for entities around the world. He is an internationally known speaker and consultant, who has work with clients in 48 US state and 29 countries.
Dr. Moffitt played basketball and received his BA in Education from The University of North Carolina. He received his M.Ed. from The University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and his Ph.D. from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He also earned a Certificate in nonprofit Management from Duke University and has twice been a Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education.
Dr. Moffit has been married to his wife, Cindy for more than 40 years. Cindy is also a graduate of UNC and is retired after teaching 3rd grade in a local Christian school for 42 years. They have one daughter, Holly. Holly and her husband, Michael have 3 children, Colt, Emmy and Livvy. In his free time, Dr. Moffitt loves to spend time with his family, read and watch sports.




Barbara Benfield, Administrative Assistant

Barbara has served in this position for twenty-eight years – with four pastors and two interim pastors. She has three adult children – Debbie and her husband Danny Scott; Donna; Nicholas and his wife Terra. She has three grandchildren – Patricia, Stone and Tessa and three great grandchildren – Gavin, Colton and Maverick. She has a wide array of responsibilities, including Receptionist, Secretary and Treasurer. She enjoys reading – anything by Karen Kingsbury or Nicholas Sparks. Her other favorite pastimes are crossword puzzles, Sudoku puzzles and watching Carolina Panthers football games.