Pastor Tony Buchanan is a man of God with a depth of experience and compassion. His preaching style is engaging and reflects a solid biblical foundation. He is passionate about discipleship and missions. A special focus of his ministry is for young families, and his desire is to cast a vision for God’s people, the Church. His heart is to see the Holy Spirit empower born-again believers to use their talents to bless the church body,and to reach their neighbors and the nations for the Lord Jesus Christ.
Tony grew up in Ringgold, Georgia where he began his relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ at the age of 16. After 15 years in the United States Air Force, he followed God’s strong call into pastoral ministry and has pastored churches in North Carolina, Tennessee and Arkansas. His passions in ministry are biblical preaching, personal disciple-making and worldwide missions. His desire is to lead people and the church to be world-visionary, world-impacting, reproducing followers of Jesus.
Edie grew up in church, so the truths about Jesus and the gospel were instilled in her from an early age. At the age of 12 years old, those truths became real to her, personally, and she gave her heart to the Lord. Edie is a first grade teacher at Manley Elementary School in Morristown.
Tony and Edie were married in March of 1987 and have two children who love the Lord and faithfully use their gifts as they serve him. Their daughter, Kristen and her husband, Jeremiah Young, have one child, Kamdyn. Pastor Tony likes her just a little bit. Their son, Joshua, is a university student and is an avid sportsman and golfer.