Leadership & Staff

Leadership & Staff

We have an incredible team of people who are on our leadership team and our staff. Every person serves in their position diligently by reflecting Christ to our church and community while using their God-given gifts.

Click on a profile to learn more about each member of our team, and how they fit into our community.

Lead Pastor

Tyler Lynde

Tyler grew up with a ministry background and, over the years, has served in several churches as a life groups pastor, worship leader, youth pastor, and more before taking his role as the Lead Pastor of TCC. He’s been married to his lovely wife Amy since 1993. Tyler and his family moved to Knoxville as missionaries, and since coming to Trinity, he has filled several roles at TCC before entering his current role as the Lead Pastor. His’s heart is…
Missions/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. He 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…

Scott Wiens

Scott is a man that believes in and has experienced a relationship with God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. He was raised in a church that believed in works-based salvation but was broken free by the grace of God and now lives in the light of the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. Scott is passionate about his calling to lead and pastor God’s people and is very thankful to be a part of a Gospel-centered, biblically faithful,…
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. Kelly has a passion for faithfully communicating God’s word and showing how its truths apply to daily living. He desires to see the gospel transferred to succeeding generations. Kelly and his wife, Nickie, have five children: Eric, Laura, Alyssa, Andrew, and Chad.
Executive Pastor

Derrick Overholt

Derrick has been a partner at Trinity since 2002 and has faithfully served the body in many capacities since, such as youth minister, youth band leader, sound and video person since 2004. Derrick became a pastor at TCC in January of 2019. Then became the Executive Pastor in June 2021. After many devoted years of youth ministry, they have passed down the hands-on role of youth coordinator and instead are the pastoral oversight for the youth. They have a heart…
Worship Leaders

Zac and Brooke Medley

Married in April of 2017, Zac and Brooke met while serving at a Christian mission camp and leading worship. They are incredibly musically gifted, and 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.

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.

Neil Silverberg

Neil 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 God’s power. 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 has pastored several…