Pastoral Staff

Kevin Huston

TJ Stone

Co-Pastor and Elder

Co-Pastor and Elder

Kevin’s just a normal guy, who functions as preacher, teacher, theologian, counselor, and dad. He joined the staff in the spring of 2009 and leads all things administrative and leadership oriented around The Shack, but mainly he just tries to make church fun! Kevin also planted a church in West Columbia in January of 2019, called Kinetic Church (you can check out their website at But other than what he does around the Shack and Kinetic Church, he’s got an awesome wife (Stephanie), three sons (Keagan, Brennan, and Beckham), and a dog (Tucker). Kevin is also an avid golfer and Notre Dame fan.
TJ joined the staff here at the Shack in January of 2019 and is helping co-Pastor the Shack as well as serving as the Associate Pastor at Kinetic Church. TJ leads the Shack in all things operational and planning.  Other than everything he does around The Shack, TJ’s a huge gamer and content creator (check him out on twitch at and enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Amber and their two doggos (Rylie and Poppy). He also enjoys cruising around in his bright yellow Jeep Wrangler. 
Elders and Leaders
Stephanie Huston
Stephanie or as most of us call her "Steph" is married to our Pastor Kevin. Steph is a Nurse Practioner with Southern Surgical Group at Lexington Medical Center and an awesome mom to Keagan, Brennan and Beckham. 

Hunter Woodham

Student Org. President

Hunter has been part of the Shack since arriving here at UofSC two years ago. He's a double major in Religious Studies and Global Studies and hopes to go to Seminary to do ministry after he graduates. When he's not studying or helping with ministry here at the Shack, Hunter enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Shay and his family back in Florence. He also enjoys woodworking, being outdoors and learning how to play golf.