Lead Pastor, Jim Valentine
Jim has been the Lead Pastor at TSCC since January 1, 2016. He and his wife have 3 children. He is not a "traditional" minister, having been in federal and state law enforcement for much of his working career. He brings this experience, coupled with his calling and equipping, to encourage and equip others in carrying out the Great Commission here in our community. Prior to coming to TSCC, Jim was the Discipleship/Groups/Adult Education Pastor at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church in Bedford. The fire in his spirit is to see men and women become disciples of Jesus, not just church-goers (do-ers, and not just hear-ers), and his preaching reflects that fire. Jim is a Lawrence County native, graduated from Bedford North Lawrence High School, has a BS in Mathematics from Indiana University, is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Academy, the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy, and holds a Masters degree in Biblical Studies from Masters International University in Evansville, Indiana. He's lived in Bedford, Mitchell, Plainfield, and Versailles, Indiana, as well as Miami, Florida, and Glynco, Georgia. All that to say, he's been around a bit.
Church Office: 812-849-2599, Ext 202
Worship Pastor, Tyson Knight
Tyson came on staff in April, 2016, after having served as an interim worship leader for TSCC for several months. He and his wife live in Bedford. Tyson brings solid musical experience and technical expertise to TSCC, while leading us to Jesus through music each week. He works in the community in insurance, and also teaches at Indiana University Southeast as an Adjunct Lecturer. Tyson was the worship leader at Smithville Christian Church before coming to TSCC. He plays music whenever and wherever he can, using what God has gifted him with to glorify the Kingdom of Heaven. He has a BS from IU Southeast, and MS in Music Technology from IUPUI. He is also a partner in missions to Guatemala.
Church Office: 812-849-2599