Pastors & Staff

Jim O'Brien

Founding/ Senior Pastor

Originally from New York, Jim and Tammy O’Brien moved to Nashville in 1999 so that Jim could pursue a career in music. Fortunately, God had other plans and set in motion the vision spoken over Jim many years prior. After years of touring, Jim left the road to become a children's pastor then continued to follow God’s path to establish Journey Biker Church in September 2014. Jim and Tammy have been married since November 1992 and have two children. 

Caryn Lyons

Youth Director

Caryn Lyons is passionate for JBC’s youth to be in relationship and to walk with Jesus Christ. With an amazing heart for God, Caryn desires to help teach them how to know the Lord so they will not miss out on what God has in store for their lives. Caryn and her husband Michael have been serving JBC since 2014. Their love and dedication to JBC impacts so many lives and we are so thankful for their family!

Tammy O'Brien

Children's Director/ Women's Ministry

If Jim is the face and voice of JBC, then Tammy O’Brien is definitely its heart. Tammy’s love for people truly shows in her dedicated service to planning, organizing, and rounding up volunteers and resources for all JBC’s events. Because of her tireless efforts, Tammy helps set the stage for friendships to develop and for God-changing moments to happen.

Robert Budd

Men's Ministry

Robert and his family have been a great asset to JBC.  Robert has a heart for the men at JBC.  We are excited to watch the men grow!

Chloe O'Brien

Worship  Leader

Chloe has been singing from a very early age.  She loves God.  Enjoys singing, acting and Color Guard!