Elected in 2015 as the 15th president in school history, Dr. Jim Tillotson leads Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in preparing men and women for God’s calling on their lives.
Jim Tillotson is the president of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in Ankeny, Iowa. He has served as president since June of 2015, after serving for 18 years as the senior pastor of Meadowlands Baptist Church in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. During his time in Canada, he led Meadowlands Baptist in planting three new churches and helped begin a Christian school and a small Bible institute.
Jim holds Bachelor of Arts (1990) and Master of Ministry (2002) degrees from Northland Baptist Bible College. In 2016, Bob Jones University conferred an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree on him. Jim serves on the council of Baptist Mid-Missions and the board of Grand View Camp in Eagar, Arizona.
In his short time as president, Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary has witnessed a revival in student enrollment, an uptick in financial giving, and the completion of several campus construction and renovation projects.
Jim and his wife, Joan, have three children: Anne, who resides in Canada with her husband, Pavel, and their son, Ethan; Tim, a Faith graduate, married to Kellie; and Beth, a Faith graduate, married to Joel.
- B.A., Northland Baptist Bible College
- M.M., Northland Baptist Bible College
- Honorary D.D., Bob Jones University
- Assistant Pastor, De Forest Baptist Church, De Forest, Wisconsin
- Assistant Pastor, Independent Baptist Church, Bolingbrook, Illinois
- Senior Pastor, Meadowlands Baptist Church, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. Tillotson’s Speaking Itinerary
Throughout the year, Dr. Tillotson travels the country speaking at conferences, retreats, and church services.
2021 Travel Dates
Men's Retreat at IRBC
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Men's Retreat (IBC, Bolingbrook)