Bishop Tim Lamb
Bishop Tim Lamb combines over 35 years of pastoral and church planting experience to lead LifePoint Ministries. Bishop Tim's unique prophetic insight, forward-thinking leadership and compassion for people combine to make him an effective leader for our pastors and churches.
He serves in various capacities in our denomination: the Emmanuel College Board of Trustees, Falcon Children's Board, and the Council of Bishops. Bishop Lamb has a strong sense of urgency to plant churches and multiply believers. He is available to minister in your local churches, preach revivals or homecomings, train leadership teams, and serve as a consultant to pastors and ministers.
Bishop Tim is married to Carissa Lamb, who serves as our First Lady, and our Minister Wives Fellowship Director. They have three children, all who are married, Steven and Misty Lamb, Jonathan and Allison Lamb, and Jennifer and Mark Murrell. They also have five grandchildren Dylan, Hannah Grace, Peyton, Kade, and Haylee.
Office Manager & Accounting Administrator
Tina has worked for LifePoint Ministries for 15 years and feels called to this ministry. She is married to Vernon Anderson. The two of them have 9 children and 5 grands-- Jessica, Gavin & Kevin Finley, Dericus, Ashley, Noah, & Alec Paul, Ryan, Kayla, Madsion & Bentley Wilhite, Alex & Raechel Scarborough (plus baby on the way), and Caleb Anderson.
Ronda serves as Administrative Assistant for LifePoint Ministries. She is married to Rev. Michael Emmett and has eight children and two grandchildren: Caleb & Cami Emmett, Alyssa, Elijah; Stephen & Kristin Emmett, Abigail, Lukas, Bailee, and Isaac -- Grayson and Gunnar. Ronda has served as a pastor's wife for 30 years.
Assistant Superintendent; Director of Missions
J. Brian Williams
J. Brian Williams serves as the Secretary/Treasurer. He is a graduate of Emmanuel College School of Christian Ministries. He continued his education at Liberty University with a Master’s Degree in Evangelism and Church Planting and an MDiv in Biblical Languages.
He has over 25 years of pastoral experience and has ministered across the US and three continents. In addition, he has served in street evangelism, food distribution, disaster relief, homeless shelter ministry, and worked with church finances and administration. He is currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Elberton PH Church.
Brian is married to Lacy, and together they have three amazing boys: Eli, Asa, and Ori. He is passionate about understanding and teaching Scripture, building meaningful relationships with unchurched people, leading local and overseas missions, and developing a healthy Christian community. He is available to minister in your local church.
Executive Council Member
Rick serves on the executive board for LifePoint. He is available to speak to churches, leaders or groups in the following areas: leadership development, church systems/structures, missions, and relational discipleship. Rick is married to Patrice and they have two children, Josh and Alyssa.
Executive Council Member; Director of Church Multiplication Ministries
Trey serves on the Executive Board and also serves as the Director of Church Multiplication Ministries for LifePoint Ministries. He graduated from Emmanuel College and continued with his Masters of Divinity in Practical Theology at Regent University. Trey and his wife Hope moved to Macon, GA in 1999 and planted Life Church, where they continue to pastor. They are passionate about reaching the people of the Middle Georgia community and their church is a vital way in which they are achieving this goal. Life Church has also implemented Encounter Weekends which are a major part of the churches' ministry, and they have proven to be life-changing experiences for the church and LifePoint Ministries.
Trey also serves as the Church Multiplication Coordinator for Evangelism USA and coordinates recruiting, training, fundraising, and coaching of church planters across the US. He also leads HGM (Healthy, Growing Multiplying Churches) peer coaching groups across LifePoint which provides leadership training, models for ministry, and systems for pastors and leaders within a relational context.
Trey and Hope have three children: Sam, Anna Grace, and Grey.
Executive Council Member
Chris Maxwell served 19 years as lead pastor in Orlando, Florida, and is in his sixteenth year as Campus Pastor and Director of Spiritual Life at Emmanuel College. Chris is currently serving as Senior Pastor at Goldmine P H Church. He speaks in churches, schools, medical conventions, writers’ conferences, and spiritual formation retreats. Chris is the author of ten books, including Pause With Jesus, Underwater, and embracing now: pain, joy, healing, living. His eleventh book will be released in 2022. He is also the co-host of the podcast, “Next Step Leadership.” Visit him at www.chrismaxwell.me.
Executive Council Member
Brian James has spent 25 years working in Christian higher education at Emmanuel College primarily in Campus Development and Advancement. From 2001 – 2009 he changed careers by accepting a job in banking as a commercial lender. He returned to Emmanuel College in 2009 to help with the expansion of the campus where he continues to work today as Vice President for Advancement. He was elected Mayor of Franklin Springs in 2001 and served two consecutive terms and led the rebuilding project of the City Hall and Public Safety Building. In 2006 he received an invitation from Governor Sonny Purdue to serve on the Governor’s Rural Development Authority which worked to revitalize poverty areas in Georgia and develop new avenues for state economic growth. Brian is an ordained minister in the Lifepoint Conference of the IPH Church and speaks occasionally at churches and various events. He enjoys spending time with his bride April and children, Evan, John Clayton and Ella.