eric white backgroundEric Bruton was called from the Raleigh, North Carolina area to ministry at Big Stevens Creek in 2004. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been involved in church music ministry in the Carolinas and Georgia for about twenty years. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Toccoa Falls Bible College, he served as a bi-vocational music minister and also worked as a high school choral teacher at Northside High School in Warner Robins, Georgia. Eventually, God led Eric to Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina where he earned a Masters in Church Music degree. Eric has a passion to lead others to worship the Lord in spirit and in truth through music and through living lives surrendered to God’s Word and His purposes.

Debbie Sutphin has served as Big Steven Creek’s ministry assistant since 1998 and has been a part of the Big Stevens Creek family since 1994. She plays a huge role in managing our office to ensure that it runs smoothly. A native of Florida, she is married to Tony who serves our church as a deacon. Debbie and Tony have four grown children.