Eric Spivey 

Pinnacle Associate


Findley Edge’s challenge in The Greening of the Church drives Eric’s ministry:  “The gift of salvation and the call to ministry are one and the same.”  His ministry has centered on this connection between discipleship – saying yes to Jesus – and missional living – God’s vocation.  His experience includes ministry both outside and inside the local congregation.  Eric’s enjoys coaching individuals and congregations in discovering and living out this calling in 21st Century America. Eric also serves as lead pastor of First Baptist Church of Cornelia, Georgia, enjoying life in the North Georgia Mountains.   

Individual Coaching
Congregational Coaching
Certified Peoplemap Trainer

Bachelor of Arts, Samford University (1991)
Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1996)
Doctor of Ministry, White Divinity School, Gardner Webb University (2010
          Doctoral work in the area of Missional Formation
Coach Approach Ministries and Mentor Coaching
CBF Dawnings Coach Training

Senior Pastor
Interim Pastor
Associate Pastor and Minister of Christian Formation and Missions
Baptist Association Resort and Church/Community Missionary
Hospital Chaplain
Dollywood Chaplain
Go-cart track Chaplain