Our Mission

The South Carolina District exists to facilitate the making of Christlike disciples in the nations by developing missional pastors, strengthening existing churches, and starting new churches.

District Ministry Team


Rev. Samuel Flores | District Superintendent

Rev. Sam Flores was elected District Superintendent of the South Carolina District in July 2018. Prior to that he served as Assistant District Superintendent for the South Texas District, District Missionary (where he was responsible for the coordination of New Church Development and the Multicultural Ministries), and pastoral assignments in Austin Grace, Austin First, San Antonio Central, New Vision Community, and Houston Southwest. Sam was influential in the development of 70 new churches in South Texas.

Sam has also served as a Board of Trustees member of Southern Nazarene University and currently at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Sam also currently serves the denominational church as a New Church Task Force member, Director of Assessments for New Church Pastors, and has been a workshop presenter at the PALCON, Mid quadrennial conferences as well as General Assembly.

Sam and Candy have four daughters, a son in law, a granddaughter and two grandsons. They enjoy spending time with family and love to travel and go sightseeing.


Ben Laplace | church planting director


Gabriel Moreno | hispanic ministires director


rachael Watts | Office Administrator


Lanora williams | district treasurer


Dennis Pinnell | Executive Assistant