John Powell

South Campus Pastor



John Powell is no stranger to Tennessee with growing up playing high school football at Obion County Central and college football at Lambuth University. After graduating from Lambuth, John spent nine months in a discipleship program with Pastor Tommy Nelson at Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX.

He returned to West Tennessee in 2001 to join the FCA staff. During his 11 years as Area Representative, John ministered and discipled to high school and college athletes, including serving as chaplain for the football team at his alma mater, Lambuth University. During this time, he graduated from Liberty University with a Masters in Theology.

From 2012-2015, John had been with the Ole Miss football team serving as the team’s chaplain.

John joined the Fellowship staff in 2016. He and his wife Holly have three children, Joanna, Ezra, and Jotham. He loves discipleship, hanging out with his family, and competing in Spartan races.