Monty Hale is Director of Ministry Development for the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Prior to joining the SCBC staff in April 2005, Hale served as Leadership Development Specialist for the Missouri Baptist Convention.
His duties include assisting and training pastors and churches in transition; developing projects and initiatives to promote healthy leaders, and assisting churches with effective revitalization processes. Along with these present duties Hale has also served as State Director of Missions working with the 42 local DoMs in South Carolina. He has also worked with and trained Bivocational pastors both in Missouri and South Carolina. He has trained deacons, church secretaries, emerging leaders and other staff in leadership development.
Prior to being called into denomination work, Hale served as senior pastor of 4 churches in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma for 23 years. He served as pastor of Eastern Heights Baptist in Bartlesville from May of 1993 to March of 2001.