IMG_5070Pastor Joel Flowers was born in St. Louis in 1959, and later went on to attend the University of Missouri for a Baccalaureate in Agricultural Economics. He gained his Masters in Divinity in 1988 from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1982, Flowers planted Cornerstone Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri.  From 1994 to 2010 he did missionary work. Beginning in 2013; to the present he is a chaplain with Southern Care Hospice in Kokomo IN. He and his wife Debbie of 30 years have two daughters, Lauren and Kristen. 

Wanda Clendenen, Secretary
Wanda and her husband Darryl are charter members
of East Tipp. She has been the secretary at East Tipp
since 2001. She has 5 grandchildren and in
2005 she graduated from IVY TECH in
Business Administration.
Larry and Betty Wood – Worship leaders
Larry was one of the first pastors here at East Tipp.