Our Staff

Pastoral Staff


Dr. Tom & Sandi Lindberg

Lead Pastor

Tom Lindberg has served as a pastor since 1976, and since 1994 as the Lead Pastor of First Assembly Memphis.  As a preacher/teacher, he is known for his accuracy, clarity, and practicality. Strongly believing that God’s Word applies to everyday needs, his communication is biblical, down-to-earth, at times humorous, and always easily understood. Those who know Tom well appreciate him as an authentic man who loves his Savior, as a devoted husband, a father who cares for his family, and as a faithful shepherd who encourages his church family.

Our Pastor has been married to his wife, Sandi, since 1973. They have three children; Chris, Jon, and Amy.  He earned his Masters from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and his Doctorate from Luther Rice Seminary.

EMAIL: tlindberg@famemphis.net

Eddie Thompson

Adult Ministries Pastor

After having served in Youth Ministry for 11 years, Pastor Eddie joined the staff of First Assembly in 1996 as the College and Career Pastor. During his first nine years here, he has worked to see a recreation ministry start that today has hundreds of people, from childhood to adulthood involved in seasonal sports programs. In June 2005, Pastor Eddie also became Director of Adult Ministries. In this capacity, he oversees Men’s Ministry, Bus Ministry, Sidewalk Sunday School, and all Adult education classes during Sunday school. He is married to his wife Jeannie who is involved in the ministry with him. Jeannie also serves as the Director of Guidance for First Assembly Christian School.

EMAIL: ethompson@famemphis.net

Bob Geabhart

Worship & Music Pastor

Bob Geabhart loves anything creative. As our Worship Pastor, he gives direction to our Sunday worship experiences each week. He also directs and produces our large seasonal productions that include a Spring Easter Celebration Concert, Summer Celebrate America and Winter Christmas Musical. He is married to his wife Dianne. They have two children and seven grandchildren. Bob is also a licensed real estate agent, ordained minister and professional actor / singer with credits in film, print, television, and theater.

EMAIL: bob@famemphis.net

David Cross

College & Singles Ministry

David has 20+ years of experience in Christian ministry. He is currently serving as the College/Career and Single’s Pastor at First Assembly. David has an outstanding reputation as a man who loves God and people. His passion to serve and minister to others is strong and very contagious. He is a gifted speaker and teacher of the Bible who brings wit, experience, and truth to the pulpit. David is married to Robin, our Women’s Ministry Coordinator. They have 5 children: Marie, TJ, Christopher David, and Jonah, and one son, John David, who went to heaven in 2002.

EMAIL: dcross@famemphis.net

Adam Steinbach

Student Ministries Pastor

Adam and his wife Amond have been involved in ministry of different kinds over the years, serving as Music Pastors and Youth Pastors. They are both Pastors Kids and have grown up seeing many different forms of ministry, from Children’s Evangelism to Biker Evangelism. Adam grew up in Nebraska and Colorado and Amond grew up in California and Tennessee. They met and married in Erin, TN, where they served as Music Pastors and then took on the role of Youth Pastors as well. Israel, Camille and Charlie are their three children. This family is excited to be used in changing the lives of students at First Assembly Memphis. God has placed a call on their lives to see students come to know the Lord and grow closer to Him. They are passionate about worshipping God, preaching the gospel, and building lasting relationships with these students.

EMAIL: asteinbach@famemphis.net

Sharon Herlihy

Family & Children’s Ministries Pastor

Sharon brings many years of ministerial experience to the role of Family & Children’s Pastor, including Women’s Ministry, Discipleship, Missions, and Executive Pastor.  With a heart of compassion and an enthusiasm to share the love of Jesus Christ, Sharon is committed to serving the families of First Assembly. Giving leadership to dynamic children’s services and family-empowering events, Sharon’s mission is to build strong families – emotionally, physically and spiritually.  Sharon is married to Howard, who is vitally involved with her in the ministry, and together they aim to inspire, support and equip you and your family.

EMAIL: sherlihy@famemphis.net

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      Cordova, TN 38018

      Sunday Bible Study Groups: 9:30am
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      Sunday Celebration Worship: 6:00pm
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