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Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.


Tim Frank, Pastor

As the primary teaching pastor, Bro. Tim  has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths  of Scripture.  He and his wife Fran have two married  daughters, Jill Ellenbarger and Sara Clark.  They are also the proud grandparents of Carolina Grace Clark, Callie Rose Clark, and Chloe Lane Clark.   Bro. Tim grew up in Carthage, and God called him into the ministry as a college student at Tennessee Tech.  He moved to Kentucky to study at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.  Bro. Tim then served churches in Frankfort, Kentucky and Cookeville, Tennessee before returning to Carthage 30 years later to lead the church in which he grew up.    He has served as Pastor of FBC Carthage since June 2008.                          
Contact him at or call 615-735-1929.