Dr. Micheal S. Pardue, Sr. and his wife of sixteen years, Rachel, have four sons, Elijah, Jason, Kyle, and Micheal, Jr. and three daughters, Kristen, Addelyen and Lilyanna. Micheal is native of Taylorsville, NC where he grew up at East Taylorsville Baptist Church. He was baptized in 1995 and answered the call in to vocational ministry at 13.
Micheal is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Icard, where he has served since February 2013. He has previously served in ministry positions in churches in Ellenboro, Bostic, Shelby, Kings Mountain and Taylorsville, NC during his fourteen years of ministry.
Dr. Pardue has had the privilege of speaking in more than eighty churches, colleges, and associations across the US and internationally. In November of 2009, he was elected Vice-President of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s Pastor’s Conference and to the BSCNC Board of Directors in 2010. In 2013 was elected to the Board’s Executive Committee. On November 11, 2013, he was elected President of the North Carolina Pastors' Conference for 2015. He was moderator of the Catawba Valley Baptist Association from 2017-2018. November 6, 2018, he was elected First Vice President of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and reelected in 2019. In 2020, he was elected President of the BSCNC and continues that role today.