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.

2022 Travel Dates

February 1-4

Refresh Conference

Ankeny, Iowa

March 6

Meadowlands Baptist Church

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

March 13

Meadowlands Baptist Church

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

March 27 (AM)

Blair Ridge Baptist Church

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

May 22

Heritage Baptist Church

New York City, New York

June 13-18

Teen Camp at The Wilds of New England

Deering, New Hampshire

July 4-9

Family Camp at Camp Chetek

Chetek, Wisconsin

July 10-15

Adult VBS at Open Door Baptist Church

New Woodstock, New York

July 18-23

Grand View Camp

Eagar, Arizona

September 2-4

Family Camp

Chariton, Iowa

October 12-16

Missions Conference at Brookside Baptist Church

Brookfield, Wisconsin

Contact the President’s Office

To request Dr. Tillotson as a speaker for your event or conference, contact his office.