Leadership & Staff

Leadership & Staff

Lead Pastor

Tyler Lynde

Tyler grew up with a ministry background and over the years has served in several churches as life groups pastor, worship leader, youth pastor and more before taking his role as the Lead Pastor of TCC. He has been married to his lovely wife Amy since 1993 and they have four children, Jordan, Hannah (married to Joel Silverberg), Levi and Benjamin. Tyler and his family moved to Knoxville as missionaries and since coming to Trinity he has filled several roles…
Discipleship Pastor

Mark Medley

Mark came on staff at Trinity in 1989.  He serves our body in many ways, most notably in his role as Discipleship Pastor, training and developing leaders and helping to set up teams and systems to assure ministry is maximized at Trinity. Mark led worship for over 20 years at Trinity during which time he trained many others in that ministry and authored the book “Because He’s Worthy”.  Parts of the book have been translated into Russian and Spanish and…

Neil Silverberg

Neil Silverberg was born in 1953 and was raised in a Jewish home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before moving to Miami, Florida as a teenager. He first heard the Gospel from his brother Perry who was saved and delivered from drug use by the power of God. Neil heard the Gospel and in 1971, surrendered his life to the call of God. Immediately, he sensed a call to the work of God and began to prepare for it. Since that time, Neil…

Scott Wiens

Scott is a man that believes in and has experienced a relationship with God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. Having been raised in a church that believed in a works-based salvation, Scott was broken free by the grace of God and now lives in the light of the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. God has blessed Scott with his wife Hedie and together they have three adult daughters whom they love unconditionally, Brandy, Jessica, and Kathryn, who is married…
Teaching Pastor

Kelly Kinder

A Knoxville native, Kelly is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Southwestern Seminary, in Fort Worth, TX., He has pastored churches in West and East Tennessee and as a church planter. He has a passion for faithfully communicating God’s word and showing how its truths apply to daily living. His desire is to see the gospel transferred to succeeding generations. Kelly and his wife, Nickie, have five children – Eric, Laura, Alyssa, Andrew, and Chad.
Pastor/Youth Director

Derrick Overholt

Derrick Overholt has been a partner at Trinity since 2002 and has faithfully served the body as assistant youth minister, youth band leader, sound and video person since 2004.  In October 2012, Derrick and his wife Meghann became the leaders of Radical Youth Ministries and have a strong vision of leading the youth of today to truly know the Word of God and to have a strong foundation in the Gospel. Derrick became an elder at TCC in January of…

Amy Huckwell

Amy has been serving in her role of accountant at Trinity for many years, making sure that everything is kept neat and orderly when it comes to finances.
Worship Leaders

Zac and Brooke Medley

Married in April of 2017, Brooke and Zac met while serving at a Christian mission camp and leading worship. They are incredibly musically gifted but more importantly, they are passionate about walking through life with a heart and attitude of worship. Out of this attitude comes a passion for leading corporate worship, a time for believers to come together and celebrate the goodness of God. It is their goal to continually point and lead others to worshiping God.
Office Coordinator

Melissa Medley

Melissa is the heart of the office, ready to answer questions and offer a listening ear. She is skilled in communication and connecting people and keeps the flow of the office running smoothly. She is the wife of Mark Medley and mother to Katie, Emily, Allison, who is married to Noah Seiple and has a son named Luke, and Zac who is married to Brooke.