Phone: ext. 101
Tyler Tankersley began serving as our Senior Pastor on August 1, 2019.
A native of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Tyler served as Pastor of First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau since 2015. He was the Director of the Create Program and Assistant to the Dean (2014-2015) at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kansas. He served as Associate Pastor for Students and Spiritual Formation (2009-2014) at Second Baptist Church in Liberty, Missouri. Prior to that he was Director of Young Adult Ministry (2007-2009) at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He also served as Campus Ministry Intern (2007-2009) at the Baptist Student Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Tyler holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Southeast Missouri State University, and a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kansas.
Tyler and his wife, Jess, were married in 2008. They have three children, Henry, Owen, and Charlotte.
Tyler’s hobbies include reading, drinking good coffee, exploring new places to eat, hiking, playing superheroes with Henry & Owen and playing school with Charlotte (she is always the teacher!), writing, creative baking, movies.