Jakim Friant

Jakim Friant grew up in Jacksonville, NC. He met his wife, Crystal, during college while they were both involved in a Christian College and Careers group. They were married in 2000 and have two children, Morganne and Chloe. Jakim has a degree in Information Technology from Campbell University and works in the IT Services Department at Cape Fear Community College. He has a variety of interest, but is currently occupied with music, computers, biking, and spending time with the family.


Tim Pattison

Tim Pattison grew up in Maryland, the youngest of six children. In 2002, he moved to southeastern North Carolina while serving as a medical officer in the Navy. He has been married to his wife, Anamarie, since 2004. They have five children and are thankful to be part of the work at Christ the King. Tim is a physician practicing in Internal Medicine.


Ron West

Ron grew up near Boston, MA, but at age 25 he became a follower of Christ and moved to Atlanta, GA where he soon met his wife, Sarah. In 2004 they moved to Wilmington and have been part of Christ The King since 2010. Ron and his wife Sarah have five children; Jackson, Cole, Jude, Shane, and Sage. Ron runs his own web and marketing company.

Ken Whitley

I am a native to the Wilmington area, living most of my life in Castle Hayne along with my wife Helen of 34 years. We have two sons, Kevin and Justin, who are both married. I came to trust in Jesus Christ at the age of 24 and have been blessed to be involved in pulpit supply preaching for the last 20 years in various reformed churches. I coached baseball for 17 years and enjoy hunting, fishing, and playing with my grandsons.