Mt. Pleasant Teen Bible Study

Mt. Pleasant Teen Bible Study (TBS) is a community Christian youth group that meets on Wednesday evenings.

Teenagers from various schools gather together for weekly fellowship, Bible study, and prayer.

Meetings usually take place in the Farmers Market or Library at Moultrie Middle School (645 Coleman Blvd) from 6:30-8:00, but check The Latest News below for details, updates, and special events.  

​All teenagers are invited to attend.

The Latest News

About TBS

The mission of TBS is to help teens have a faithful relationship with Christ. We try to fulfill this mission by helping you to better understand the Bible and apply it to your life.

TBS allows you the freedom to ask questions and offer ideas of your own. The principles we rely on in helping students to understand the Bible can be found in the Apostle's Creed. 

Friendship and having fun together are important aspects of sharing and growing in one's faith, so TBS tries to supplement Bible study with monthly fellowship dinners and various field trips. 

TBS helps those in need and assists those who are trying to spread the Christian faith. Some ways we do this are by:

TBS believes that being a Christian teen means:

TBS Leadership

Jody Stallings

Mr. Stallings is co-director ​of TBS. 

His honors include the Charleston County School District Teacher of the Year Award and the South Carolina Press Association First Place Award for Column Writing.

He writes the weekly column "Teacher to Parent" for the Charleston Post and Courier supplement, the Moultrie News. He is author of the novel White Lake and a collection of columns, Teacher to Parent​.

He is a teacher at General William Moultrie Middle School in Mt. Pleasant; director of the teacher advocacy organization, the Charleston Teacher Alliance; and adjunct professor of English with the American Public University System.

He has been the director of Mt. Pleasant Teen Bible Study since 1998. He served as youth minister of Citadel Square Baptist Church from 2008 to 2017. 

​He has a wife, Stephanie, and two children, Brevin and Bronte. He has lived in Mt. Pleasant all his life.

Michelle Nichols

Mrs. Nichols is co-director of TBS. 

She has been a Charleston County educator since 2003. She teaches science at Moultrie Middle School. She received a BS in Elementary Education and an MED in Math and Science Education from the College of Charleston. She is certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and endorsed in the area of Gifted and Talented.

In her first year of teaching, she won the Rookie Teacher of the Year Award by Charleston County. She is the 2015 recipient of the Moultrie Middle School Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching. In 2018 she was named Teacher of the Year for Moultrie Middle School.

Mrs. Nichols has worked with Mt. Pleasant Teen Bible Study since 2012. She has a husband, Chris, and two daughters, Madeline and Mackenzie. She has lived in Charleston all of her life.    


The Gorilla Beach Film Factory is a product of Mt. Pleasant Teen Bible Study. It's the part of TBS that makes movies. 

The mission of the GBFF is to make clean movies that make you laugh.



Reach out to us at any time with the information below!

Director: ​Jody Stallings


Assistant Director: Michelle Nichols



Frequently Asked Questions

What happens at a typical weekly TBS meeting?

TBS is a fun blend of fellowship, Bible study, and prayer.

When and where do you meet?

We usually meet at Moultrie Middle School every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 8:00. Our summer schedule may be different. See the Latest News on this website for details and updates.

Do I have to talk at TBS? Will I be called on?

No and no. We want you to feel comfortable at TBS, so you can be as talkative or as quiet as you like.

How old do students have to be to come to TBS?

Any teenager is welcome.

What if I want to go but I can't get a ride?

Contact us and we'll do everything we can to see that you get here. You can send us a message using the "Contact Us" page on this web site.

Are you affiliated with a specific church?

No, we are a community Christian organization who welcomes teens from all churches or even no church at all. 

Do I have to pay dues?

No. TBS is free to anyone who attends.

Do you have to believe in God to come to TBS?

No. Even if you don't believe in God, you can enrich your life by learning about the Bible. It's still the most influential book in the history of mankind, so an understanding of it will help anyone, even those who don't believe.

What if I don't have a Bible?

No problem. We have plenty you are free to borrow. If you'd like one to keep, let us know and we'll give you one absolutely free.

What should I wear?

Casual attire.

How can parents know what's going on at TBS?

Parents are welcome to attend all or part of any TBS meeting. Additionally, Mr. Stallings and Mrs. Nichols are available before and after every meeting to answer any questions. Parents are also welcome to contact us through the "Contact" page on this website.

How do I get a nickname like everyone else at TBS?

All you have to do is come to TBS two times in a row, and we will bestow upon you your own unique TBS nickname.

What makes TBS different from other youth groups?

It depends on what the “other” youth group is like. There’s only one real way to tell: Try the unique TBS experience for yourself for a few weeks. You’re under no obligation. Give us a chance to show you what we’re all about. If you choose to stay, you'll become part of a group who will be like a second family to you.

How do I become a Christian? What does it mean to be "saved"?

​Just ask! Mr. Stallings and Mrs. Nichols will help you with this and any other questions you may have!

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