Get to Know Our Staff
Brennan has been with Daybreak since October of 2016. He is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI where he earned a B.A. in Religion and Biblical Studies. Brennan transitioned to Daybreak following a 13 year corporate career in pursuit of the call to full-time ministry. Brennan and his wife Ashley have 3 children and live in Northeast Columbia. They attend Calvary Chapel Northeast where Brennan serves as the Senior Pastor. They are blessed to be serving the Lord together in South Carolina and are excited to be a part of all that God is doing at Daybreak Ministries.
Linzy has been with Daybreak since March of 2016. She is a graduate of North Greenville University with her B.S. in Psychology and is now pursuing her M.A. in Theological Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming to Daybreak, she served at Piedmont Women’s Center in Greenville, SC for 7 years as a Client Advocate, Abortion Recovery Assistance Bible study facilitator, and public speaker. She now lives in Irmo and attends Three Rivers Baptist Church. Linzy is both honored and humbled to be given the opportunity in her role to serve our clients in the center with the Truth of the Gospel as well as the truth about their babies, while also serving our community by educating and engaging them in ministry.
Director of Client Services and Community Engagement
Sarah Baxter MSN, RNC, CCE
Sarah has been with Daybreak since March of 2017. She has over 29 years of women’s health and obstetrical nursing experience. She received her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Marymount University and her graduate degree in Nursing Administration from George Mason University. She hold national certifications in Inpatient Obstetrics and Childbirth Education. Before coming to Daybreak, she worked as a Director of Women’s Services both in SC and in VA. She is a mother and grandmother. Sarah is honored that her role allows her to be a part of the most critical moments in the lives of these young babies and their mothers, giving her the opportunity to share Truth with them.
Ashton has been with Daybreak since April of 2017. He is a graduate of Ashford University with his B.S. in Psychology, and is now pursuing his MDiv in Biblical Exposition at Columbia International University. Before coming to Daybreak, he taught Response to Intervention (RTI) at a local elementary school in Columbia, SC. Ashton has 3 children and lives in Northeast Columbia. He is currently fellowshipping at Calvary Chapel Northeast. Ashton is both honored and grateful to be given the opportunity to serve at Daybreak in his role, which allows him to serve the men in this community.
Director of Men’s Ministry
Director of Youth Programs
Whitney has been with Daybreak Ministries since September 2017. She graduated from the University of South Carolina Aiken with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and earned her Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the University of South Carolina. Before joining the Daybreak team, Whitney worked in a variety of positions to lead, mentor, and serve college students. She is married to William, and they attend The Brook in Northeast Columbia. The opportunity to work at Daybreak has been a beautiful blessing and fulfilled desire of Whitney to help youth become pure, committed, and bold in their faith in Jesus Christ.
Jane has been with Daybreak since September of 2015. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Education. She was co-owner and bookkeeper for her husband’s retail business for 20 years. She has served as the Town Administrator and a Town Council member for the Town of Blythewood. Her heart for ministry is with women who have had abortions and struggle with guilt and shame, and she is one of our facilitators with the Abortion Recovery Assistance Bible Study. She attends Shandon Baptist Church and has three children and four precious grandchildren.