Tambi Swiney

Associate Pastor

Tambi Swiney began her ministry as associate pastor of Immanuel in November 2009. She was ordained by the congregation in May 2010.
Although she has resided in all three grand divisions of the state, Tambi has lived the majority of her days in the Nashville area. A graduate of Franklin High School, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. After spending years as an active layperson and community volunteer, Tambi responded to God's call and began commuting to attend Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, where she earned a Master of Divinity degree in May 2004.
As a freelance writer, Tambi has authored over 200 Bible studies, commentaries, devotions, and articles. Her credits include: Student Life, Life Bible Study, Baptists Today, Missions Mosaic, Lectionary Homiletics, Living with Teenagers, and d365. She served as a Leadership Development Specialist for Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship from 2007- 2010.
Tambi volunteers regularly at The Next Door, a transitional residential center for women in crisis. She has served on the Baptist Women in Ministry Leadership Team and on the Board of Directors of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.
Tambi met her husband, Paul, at the University of Tennessee, and they married in 1985. Their son, Chaney, and his wife, Kathryn, live in Bend, Oregon. Tambi and Paul share their Nashville home with two cats, Kinnakeet and Denali.
Contact Tambi at: tswiney@ibcnashville.org