Pastor and Staff

Executive/Associate Pastor

Pastor Tim Anderson

Pastor Tim has been senior pastor of the Clements Baptist Church in Athens, Alabama since October 1994. His weekly radio, television, Internet and Defining Moment Ministry reaches thousands of homes in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Pastor Tim is known for his practical preaching and strong gift of exhortation. His seminary education stems from Samford University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Andersonville Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to serving as the senior pastor of Clements Baptist Church, Pastor Tim serves as the President and Director of International Congress on Revival (ICR) in South Africa, Budapest Hungary, and South America alongside one of his mentor’s in the faith Dr. Bill Stafford. Pastor Tim and his wife Sherry have three children, one daughter in love, one son in love, and one precious granddaughter.

Grateful, Pastor Tim

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Minister of Music

Glenn Price

Glenn Price serves as Minister of Music.  Bro. Glenn holds his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Northeast Louisiana University, graduating in 1995.  While completing his college degree, Bro. Glenn worked in music retail and traveled, singing in bi-vocational ministry.  Bro. Glenn has served in full-time vocational ministry since 1996 in churches inc Louisiana and Mississippi prior to coming to Clements in August 2004.

As Minister of Music, Bro. Glenn plans and leads the music during weekly worship services, directs the Worship Choir, Adult Praise Teams, and administrates the overall Music Ministry at Clements.

Bro. Glenn and his wife, Lisa, have been married since August 1995 and have 3 children, Natalie, Brailee, and Nathan.  Lisa also serves the Lord in the Music Ministry at Clements and is the Administrative Assistant to Pastor Tim Anderson and Executive/Associate Pastor Brother Fred Lackey.

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Mission Pastor

Michael Browning

Michael grew up here in the Coxy community. He joined Clements Baptist Church in 1997. He is married to Teresa and have two Children. In 2005 to 2009 Michael and his family served as missionaries to the country of Uruguay, South America.  In 2009 Michael came on staff with the faith family of Clements Baptist Church.


Minister of Education

Brian Murphy


Bro. Brian Murphy currently serves as the Minister of Education at Clements Baptist Church.  After graduating from Tennessee Temple University in 1998, Bro. Brian served as the Youth Pastor (1999 – 2003), then as the Senior Pastor (2003 – 2010) at a local church in Huntsville, Alabama.  In 2010 God moved Bro. Brian, his wife Sherry, and their two boys, Grant and Ben, to Clements.

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Youth Pastor

Brother Justin Bedingfield


Justin Bedingfield is the Student and College/Young Singles Pastor at Clements Baptist Church.  He has been serving at Clements since 2008.  

He and his wife Mandy reside in Athens along with their beautiful daughter Josie. 

They have a passion for seeing teenagers and young adults know Christ and be mobilized for His Kingdom.

I lift my eyes to the hills.  Where does my help come from?  My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.  He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber.  Psalm 121:1-3

Director of Children’s Ministries

Mandy Marbutt


Mandy Marbutt serves as the Director of Children’s Ministries at Clements Baptist Church. Mandy has worked with preschoolers and children for over 25 years in Sunday school, VBS, camps, school and learning center settings. Mandy has served at Clements as the Director of Children’s Ministries since 2004. As Director of Children’s Ministries at Clements, Mandy administrates the overall children’s ministry (birth-6th grade), which includes teacher training, Sunday school, VBS, AWANA and other vital functions in the children’s ministry. Mandy and her husband Barry have been married since September 1992 and have one daughter, Anna. Barry, Mandy and Anna faithfully serve the Lord with all aspects of the Children’s Ministry.

Administrative / Support Staff

Carolyn Munsey –

Ministry Assistant to Pastor Tim Anderson         

Amy Darracott

Ministry Assistant to Brother Fred Lackey       

Holly Oestreicher —

Ministry Assistant to Brother Glenn Price

Mia Edenfield —

Ministry Assistant to Brother Brian Murphy


Ministry Assistant to Children’s Director Mrs. Mandy Marbutt