Edwin Lipsey – Lead Pastor
Joined SCCOG Staff: November 2015
Family: Dawn (Wife) , Payton (Daughter), Zech (Son-in-law), Easton & Ethan (Sons)
Saved: July 1990
Education: Alumni of Southwestern A/G University & The Church of God School of Theology
What do you like to do in your free time? Avid runner, running marathons across the country, compete in Ironman races
Who has made the biggest impact on your life? My father, Eugene Lipsey.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? He who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it.
Pastor’s Summary: Pastor Edwin Lipsey has a heart to reach the least, the last, and the lost. A native Texan, he moved to the Cleveland, TN area in 2015 to serve as the lead pastor of the South Cleveland Church of God. He has a heart to plant churches and has begun three new works in Texas, pastoring them a total of 20 years. He is the founder and director of the 180 Center, a one year live-in drug and alcohol recovery program and has helped show hundreds of struggling men to a life of victory with Jesus. He is passionate about sharing the Gospel to a hurting world and speaks in various places ranging from conferences and camp meetings nationally and internationally to local schools and groups. His heart for people is evident in all that he does. Pastor Edwin Lipsey and his wife, Dawn, who serves with him in ministry, have been married since 1992 and are blessed with one daughter, Payton, a son-in-law, Zech, and their two sons, Easton and Ethan.