Tim Sutherland, Senior Minister

Tim Sutherland grew up in Johnson City, TN, and has been in ministry for over 30 years,  He's a 1984 graduate of Milligan College, received his Master's degree from Fuller Seminary in 1986, and has completed coursework toward a PhD in Leadership Studies from Johnson University.  He's a published author, including articles for magazines, studies for small groups, biblical commentaries, and books including Discover Your Mission Now.

Tim enjoys playing sports, including basketball and tennis, as well as hiking and bicycling, and would welcome any recommendations on area restaurants you might have.  He is the proud father of two adult sons, Andrew and Clayton. His favorite authors include Frederick Buechner, Brennan Manning, and Walker Percy.  He's most passionate about helping people know and experience God in a personal, grace-based, relational way.