C. Gregory DeLoach

Interim Dean of the School of Theology, B.S., M.Div., D.Min.

Gregory DeLoach
Gregory DeLoach

Dr. C. Gregory DeLoach became interim dean of the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology on Aug. 1, 2018. He also serves as director of development for McAfee and Penfield College at Mercer University. 

A native of Eatonton, Dr. DeLoach has pastored congregations throughout Georgia for nearly three decades, including in Mansfield, Chickamauga, Marietta and Augusta. 

Following 10 years as senior pastor of First Baptist Augusta, he became executive director of Developmental Disabilities Ministries, an Atlanta-based nonprofit, charitable corporation serving adults with developmental disabilities and their families through operation of 19 homes across Georgia. 

In February 2017, he joined the development staff at Mercer, having previously served on the University’s Board of Trustees. In addition to his responsibilities at Mercer, he currently serves as teaching pastor at First Baptist Monroe. 

Dr. DeLoach earned his Bachelor of Science from Shorter College, Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Amy, have two adult sons, Clark and Aaron.