Senior Pastor Terry Candler has been on staff at Emmanuel since August, 2003. He served as the Associate Pastor for seven years prior to being called as the Senior Pastor in September, 2010. He is married to Denise and they have two daughters (Sydney and Sophey) and a son (Simon). Pastor Terry graduated from Carson Newman College with a B.A. in Religion (1989) and from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity (1996). His favorite hobbies include bicycling, fitness training, reading, and hanging out with family.