Charlie Campbell is in his fiftieth year of ministry. He and Vida have been married 43 years and have four children and five grandchildren. After both had completed their studies at Southern Seminary they served as IMB church planters in the Philippines for 15 years. Charlie is recently retired from having pastored 3 churches in the past 25 years.
Kem grew up in the Ozarks. He is a humble man, who has a desire to serve God with all his heart, soul, and mind. His greatest passion is to disciple people as followers of Jesus Christ. Kem holds a Bachelor of Science in Religious Education from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar MO., and a Master of Art in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX. He has over 40 years of ministry experience serving a church Missouri and with two churches in North Carolina. Kem and his wife, Carol have been married for over 40 years and have four daughters and three grandchildren. He began serving at First Baptist Church of Tellico Village in May 2019.
David Whipple, Jr.
Minister of Music
David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a minor in Music Business from Belmont University in Nashville, TN, and a Master of Church Music Degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. With over 35 years of ministry experience, he has served churches in Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee. David and his wife, Angela, have been married over 40 years and have 2 sons and 4 grandchildren. He has served at First Baptist Church of Tellico Village since August 2015.
After growing up in California and living in Washington state for several years, Michelle, along with her husband and their two boys, moved to Tennessee in November 2021, a place she never thought God would lead her! She is enjoying getting to know her new surroundings with her family and is blessed to be serving at First Baptist Church of Tellico Village.