Meet the Staff



Dr and Mrs RushingSenior Pastor

TBC is blessed to have Dr. James P. Rushing, Jr. as our Senior Pastor to bring the Word of God to His people. Pastor Rushing and his dear wife, Lynda joined us in April 2016 after having served the Lord in Chesapeake, VA for the past 8 years. They have 2 children; Garrett and Joylyn. We are so thankful that God has sent the Rushings to TBC!


Minister of Music

Bro. Rick has been the Minister of Music at Temple since 1998. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Rick is especially sensitive to the Holy Spirit as he leads our Celebration Choir and Orchestra in each of our worship services. His love for the great hymns of the faith and his ability to conduct and arrange make him a valuable part of our ministry team. Rick and his wife Kathy have three children and 5 grandchildren and reside in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee.

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Favorite Places to Eat: MOM’s House, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, and Outback Steakhouse
Favorite Team: The Tennessee Volunteers!
Hobbies: I don’t have much time for a hobby, but I do collect trains, Ron Lee Emmet Kelly, Jr. clowns, and antiques.
When did you trust Christ as your Savior? 1976

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Administrative Secretary

Angie has been a member of TBC since 1993. She and her husband have 3 children; Brittany, Abby, and Maddy. She enjoys being involved at TBC and is committed to using her talents and abilities to help the ministry grow.

Favorite Bible Verses: Philippians 1:6
Favorite Restaurants: Ichiban, Olive Garden, and Outback Steakhouse
Interests: Photography, arts and crafts, and sports
When did you trust Christ as your Savior? When I was 9 years old (1976) at VBS!


Ministry Assistant / AWANA Commander

WIN_20141009_141419Nick and his wife Lindsay became members of TBC in 2004. They live in Ringgold, Georgia and have two children, Collin, and Griffin. Nick graduated with a Bachelors degree from Berry College and an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Bro. Nick has an amazing passion for the ministry of TBC. His burden for the inner city has contributed to the explosive growth of our youth and children’s ministries. He and his wife spend countless hours laboring to see the ministry grow.

Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Peter 5:7
Favorite Restaurant: Ghengis Grill
Favorite Team: New York Mets
Favorite TV Show: ESPN Sportscenter
Hobbies: Golf and anything sports related

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