Tolivar, and his lovely wife Sam, hail from the great state of Ohio.
Following 11 great years of ministry with Campus Crusade at Miami of
Ohio University, the Lord led them to pursue their theological studies
at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. They have 3 beautiful children,
ranging from 22 to 14 years old. Prior to his arrival at St. Paul's, Tolivar served 3 1/2 years as an assistant pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in New Haven, CT., followed by planting a
new church site in the Hill community of New Haven for 6 years. Sam and Tolivar both love college
football, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and spending time with friends and
In addition to loving to Shepherd the people of God, Pastor Tolivar loves to pass on what was given to him in various small groups, Churches, conferences, and retreats. If you would like to contact him about a possible speaking or training engagement, please make your inquiries with our office. We will get back to you soon.
Tolivar, and his lovely wife Sam, hail from the great state of Ohio. Following 11 great years of ministry with Campus Crusade at Miami of Ohio University, the Lord led them to pursue their theological studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. They have 3 beautiful children, ranging from 22 to 14 years old. Prior to his arrival at St. Paul's, Tolivar served 3 1/2 years as an assistant pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in New Haven, CT., followed by planting a new church site in the Hill community of New Haven for 6 years. Sam and Tolivar both love college football, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and spending time with friends and family.
Hung, and his wife Emily are from the Atlanta area, and have 4 children, Holland, 10, Ella, 8, Ben, 6, and Emerson 2. Hung came to St. Paul's in 2009 after helping start a church in San Juan, Puerto Rico for 2 years and was on staff with Campus Outreach Augusta since graduating college in 2001. Emily and Hung love hanging out with people and enjoy eating at all the diverse restaurants in Atlanta. Hung enjoys playing sports, except for soccer, and telling jokes.
Drew Archer is thrilled to be on mission with St Paul’s as its newest assistant pastor. Drew’s a Warner Robins, Georgia native who was blessed to meet his wife Lindsey at Valdosta State University, where they both pursued degrees in theatre. After college, their theatre careers took them as a couple from Macon to Charleston, SC to Atlanta to Michigan back to Atlanta to New York City back to Charleston and then, finally, back to Atlanta where Drew attended seminary at Reformed Theological Seminary Atlanta to pursue the Lord’s call to vocational ministry. Drew and Lindsey are blessed with three children: twins Celia (3) and Joel (3), and Audrey (1).
As an assistant pastor at St Paul’s, Drew serves not only St Paul’s, but also the body of Christ as a whole through: TheaTheos – a new performing arts ministry with the goal of bringing performances of God’s Word to any who desire to hear it. This includes taking presentations like the already-developed performances of the Gospel of Mark and Galatians to churches, schools and campus ministries not just in our area but throughout the region and country.
Go to www.theatheos.com for more information.
Both native Georgians, Larrie and her husband Andrew grew up in the city of Augusta and are excited to now call Atlanta home for the second time since getting married in 2013. Vocationally, Larrie’s heart and passion lie in serving the local church and community in music and worship, as well as in being an active member of the music industry as a film composer.
In addition to three years of study in Church Music and Theology at the University of Mobile, Larrie holds an undergraduate degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music Boston and a Masters in Scoring for Film from Berklee Valencia. Over the past decade, she has been blessed to serve in leading worship both locally and internationally in various church, conference, camp, and outreach settings. In 2015, in support of Beloved Atlanta, Larrie released her first worship EP You and i. under the artist name the little spark.
In her free time, Larrie enjoys spending time with Andrew, family, and friends, taking their dog Tiberius on walks, running, cooking, reading, traveling, listening to music and watching film for fun, and volunteering in the community.
Nikki Ellis has been a church music consultant and jazz vocalist drawing on over 10 years experience as a touring performer, session singer, and worship music facilitator. She and her husband Byung have enjoyed traveling for events they work and to see new places together. Nikki, a native of Tennessee and avid city lover, can be found exploring the city, frequenting open mic nights or in search of any other place creatives gather regularly.
Ashley started working for St. Paul's in August of 2015. Her and her husband, Matt, came to Atlanta in 2014. While not at the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her amazing son, James and Matt; seeing friends; reading; cooking; eating chocolate and taking medium walks.