Leadership Team

Leadership Team

George Miller – Pastor, Elder

Pastor George Miller and his wifeGeorge has been the pastor of Grace Point Baptist Church since March of 1998. Prior to coming to Grace Point, he pastored Bulls Gap Baptist Church and Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

He graduated from Carson Newman University (1992) and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2003). He occasionally serves as an adjunct professor in the School of Religion for Carson Newman.

He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Cecelia since 1984. They have three wonderful and beautiful daughters: Holli (1993), Lydia (1996), and Abigail (1999). In his free time, George enjoys playing golf, hiking in the Smoky Mountains, and watching football and baseball. He pulls for the Vols, Titans and Cubs!

His Life Verse is Habakkuk 3:18-19: “Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation. The Lord God is my strength; He will make my feet like deer’s feet, And He will make me walk on my high hills.”

 

Tim Upchurch – Worship Leader, Elder (nominated)

Tim and Aimee UpChurch joined the Grace Point family in April of 2013, and shortly after Tim was hired as youth director. Tim and Aimee believe in the importance of family and a safe environment where the youth at Grace Point can grow to become the young men and women that God is shaping them to be. In 2016 Tim accepted the call to become our Worship Leader. Tim uses his musical abilities to lead our Praise Team and to lead God’s people to worship the Lord biblically and in spirit and truth. He focuses on worship music that is Christ-centered and focuses on the greatness and goodness of our God.

Tim and Aimee have been married since 1999, and have two sons, Gabriel & Christian. Gabriel is graduating from Carson Newman University and will be attending graduate school with his “soon to be” bride, and Christian is an important part of our Praise Team.

 

Jayme Dalton –  Elder (nominated)

Jayme (JBob) and Jamie Dalton