LEADERSHIP TEAM

Phillip Modlin

Head Pastor

Phillip Modlin is the Lead Pastor of Amplify Church. He's a fan of Tarheels basketball and Buckeye football. Strange combination? Not really. He just likes teams that win. Phillip is a passionate follower of Christ, a dedicated husband, father, and a dynamic preacher and leader, in that order.

Justin Staten

Associate Pastor

Justin is the Associate Pastor of Amplify Church. He has a passion for sharing the Gospel and discipleship. As the Associate Pastor, Justin oversees several ministries at Amplify including, but not limited to, Community Groups, Classes, and other ministries. 
Justin is an avid Ohio State Fan. He enjoys fishing and at the beach. He loves spending time with his three sons and wife Jennifer.

Jeremiah McClure

Student Ministries Pastor

Pastor Jeremiah is the Student Ministries Pastor at Amplify. He serves our Youth and Young Adults. He is married to his superwoman wife Jessica, who teaches and cares for their five children at home. He watched his first Tarheel game at 2 days old with his father and his hobbies are - enjoying sports, modern board games, reading, finding crazy food, etc... He has a desire to help families (starting with his own) grow closer to each other and Jesus! 

Rebekah Cain

Director of Children's Ministry & Communications

Rebekah Cain serves our families with children, birth through 6th graders. She also leads the Communications Team. She is our resident Beatles fan and she prefers her coffee...well she just wants more coffee, all the time. 
Rebekah has been serving in the church and para-church organizations for years, and she is committed to helping your kids encounter Christ in a safe, fun-filled atmosphere. 

Cindy Wilson

Office Administrator

Cindy Wilson is the Office Administrator at Amplify Church.  She loves sports and is an avid fan of Duke, NCSU, and the Carolina Hurricanes.  Cindy enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, Cody.  She loves the Lord, her church, and has a heart for serving others.

CRYSTAL MODLIN

Worship Director

Crystal has deep roots at Amplify, having grown up here. She has an infectious love for the Lord and a heart for leading people to the throne of God through Worship. She is the perfect match for her husband, Pastor Phillip, together they lead and love Amplify Church. Crystal points her family towards Christ as a full-time Mom of three and a loving foster mom of two amazing kiddos.

Tim Rando

Back of House Director

Tim Rando is our in-house Mr. Fix-It regarding all things techy. Tim grew up at Amplify Church. He is originally from the Boston area and relocated to the Smithfield area. He attends NC State (Go Wolfpack). He is majoring in Civil Engineering. He is engaged to his lovely fiancee Evelyn, they plan to be wed soon.

Gabi Perkins

Creative Content Coordinator

Gabi is our very talented in-house photographer and videographer.  She grew up at Amplify and loves the Lord and serving the Church. Gabi attends Liberty University, she is majoring in Graphic Design. She  married her husband, Noah in June  2021.

Ashley Little 

assistant Kids Ministry Director

Ashley Little has made a tremendous impact for Christ in our Children’s Ministry Area. She has a passion for serving others and organizing. She is quick to crack a joke and has an infectious positive attitude! Ashley grew up at Amplify and has a burden for sharing Christ with the next generation. She is certified in early childhood education and will be leading the Amplify PreSchool.