Dr. Lipp, or Tim, currently serves as the Pastor of Victoria Baptist Church in Victoria, VA. He previously served as the Associate Pastor for Youth and Children at Smithfield Baptist Church in Smithfield, VA from 2005-2018. Before being called to Smithfield Baptist Church he served as Associate Pastor of Students at First Baptist Church of Fayetteville, NC from 2002-2005. From 2000–2002, Tim served as the Youth Pastor at Lake Forest Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC.
He is a 2000 graduate of The University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He earned his Masters of Divinity Degree in Pastoral Leadership from Campbell University Divinity School in 2004, and graduated with a Doctorate of Ministry Degree in Age Group Ministries from Campbell University Divinity School in 2015.
Tim has served on various committees and boards for the BGAV including the Educational Scholarships Committee and currently serves on the Ethics committee. He previously served as the Youth Council Chair of the Blackwater Baptist Association and currently is the moderator of the Southside Baptist Association. He enjoys theological reflection and discussion of how God is moving in the midst of the lives of people.