Our Church Leaders
Eddie came to Tippett’s Chapel in 2000. He holds degrees from Welch College (B.A.), Middle Tennessee State University (M.A.), and North Carolina State University (Ph.D.). He is the author of First Aid for Emotional Hurts. He recently published a new book entitled Surviving Culture. Eddie is joined in ministry by his wife, Lynne and their children, Mackenzie and Mitchell.
Derek came to Tippett's Chapel in May of 2016 and serves as our Student and Music Pastor. He is a graduate of Welch College (B.S.) in Nashville, Tennessee, and is currently pursuing an M.Div. at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Derek is joined in the ministry by his wife, Shelby, and their son Palmer.