Elders

Elders

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…
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…
Pastor

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.
Elder

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 an elder at TCC in January of 2019. 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 for the body and are involved in many…