Meet Our Pastors


Dr. Richard Sego

Senior Pastor

Pastor Richard began serving as our Senior Pastor in June 2013.  Richard is originally from a small town in southeast Alabama where he spent the first eighteen years of his life.  Richard and his wife Julie were united in marriage in 1990 and they share the joy of being parents to their three daughters Kaylee, Kari and Krissy.  He attended the University of Mobile where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Religion.  Additionally, he attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Divinity degree and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree.  Our Pastor is passionate about verse-by-verse expository preaching where he leads us through books of the Bible unpacking the rich truths of God’s Word and also missions where we are inspired to take the gospel to the nations.


Rev. Kerry Tygrett

Executive Pastor

Pastor Kerry serves as the Executive Pastor over Finance and Administration Ministries. Kerry is originally from Kentucky and was raised in Millington, Tennessee. After graduating from the University of Memphis, Kerry spent over twenty years in law enforcement as an investigator before being called into the ministry in 2003. After completing two ministerial internships, Kerry began his seminary training at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Kerry and his wife Martha have 4 adult children: Dustin married to Melinda with granddaughters Emma & Hannah; Lauren with granddaughter Olivia; Joshua and Ryan. Kerry has served at Trinity since May, 2006.


Rev. Joshua Frey

Children’s Pastor

Pastor Josh came to Trinity as Children’s Pastor in June of 2014. He was born and raised in the great state of Texas. He met his wife, Keana, while they were attending Texas A&M University. After graduation, Josh attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and earned a Masters in Christian Education in 2003. Josh and Keana have two daughters, Avery and Reagan. Josh has a passion for ministering to kids and their parents. He has two great weaknesses – Blue Bell ice cream and Mr. Potato Heads!


Rev. Johnny Lane

Education & Assimilation Pastor

Pastor Johnny serves as the Associate Pastor /Education and Assimilation. He is a life-long resident of the Memphis and Millington Tennessee area. He married his high-school sweetheart Kim in 1986. They have two sons, Josh and Adam, and one daughter, Hope. Johnny surrendered to full-time ministry in July of 2000, and has served full-time on staff at Trinity Baptist Church since February of 2010 as the Associate Pastor of Assimilation and Education. He earned a B.A. in Christian Education and Master of Theology degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary. Johnny and Kim’s passion is reaching people for Christ and growing the Kingdom of God through the Sunday school ministry of the local church.


Rev. Andy Newsome

Music and Worship Pastor

Pastor Andy came as our Associate Pastor of Music & Worship in December, 2011. Andy was born and raised in Easley, SC. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Anderson University and Master of Church Music degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Andy surrendered to God’s call to music & worship ministry in 2002 before completing college. Prior to coming to Trinity, Andy has served churches in SC, NC, and GA. Andy and his wife, Michelle, have 3 children, James, Samantha and Sarah. His passion is to lead others to encounter God in worship through biblical, culturally relevant worship experiences.


Rev. Mark Owens

Student Pastor

Pastor Mark has served in Student Ministry for over 20 years. He and his wife, Emerale are natives of Louisiana and have three daughters, Abby, Maddie and Olivia. He earned a B.A. in Psychology from Louisiana College and Masters in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His passion is to unite with families to see teenagers become fully committed Christ followers.