Emmanuel Baptist Church
Monday, September 24, 2018
Phenix City, AL 36870


Rev. Alan Griffith has been the pastor at Emmanuel since October 1988. For 17 years he served the church in a bi-vocational capacity, until January 2006 when he quit his secular job and went full time at the church. He is a graduate of Central High School in Phenix City and of Bethany Bible College of Dothan, AL where he earned a Graduate of Theology Degree, ThG.
He was married to his wife, Reba for 41 years. She went to be with the Lord September 1, 2017 as a result of Pancreatic Cancer. He has two children; Brad Griffith - married to Katie, who have three children, Gracie, Noah and Omarion; and Kimberly - married to Ben Elliott, who have two children, Libby and Troy.
There are three things that have guided him in his ministry; love the people, preach the Word, but most of all, love God with all your heart.
His favorite verse is 1 John 5:13, "These things I have written unto you who believe on the name of the Son of God; that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe on the name of the Son of God."
Music Director
Becky Tilley has been the music director at Emmanuel since 2005. She is married to Adam Tilley and they have two sons, Brodie and Aiden.