Sam is the Associate and Worship Pastor of Lighthouse Church.
Sam joined the Lighthouse Church staff when he was 22 years old and was Lighthouse’s very first full-time pastor.
Sam grew up as a pastor’s kid in Decatur, Illinois. When he was 11 years old, he moved to upstate New York, where he met and married his wonderful wife, Jamie. Sam spent 9 years as a volunteer worship leader and youth worship director at a church in New York.
They have two children: Evelyn and Wilder. The Tichenors enjoy weekends going to amusement parks, museums, or watching movies together.