Monty Hale is the Director of the Pastoral Ministries Group of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. His duties include assisting pastors and churches in transition; developing projects and initiatives to promote healthy leaders, and assisting churches with effective conflict resolution
Prior to joining the SCBC staff in April 2005, Hale served as Leadership Development Specialist for the Missouri Baptist Convention, and as a pastor for various Baptist churches. His pastorates include Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Immanuel Baptist Church, Newton, Kansas, Crestview Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Big Lake Baptist Church, near Mound City, Missouri.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma as well as a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.
Monty and his wife, Cindy, have one grown daughter Mindy who presently lives in Dallas Texas and works for Guidestone Financial Services.