Andrew grew up in the Chicago area and graduated from Fairhaven Baptist College and received a degree in Pastoral Theology/Greek. While attending Bible college he met and married his wife, Kristy.
After graduation, the Teesdale’s spent five years ministering at River Oaks Baptist Church of New Caney, Texas. While on staff at River Oaks, Andrew worked as the youth pastor, school principal, and music director.
Pastor Teesdale was called to be pastor of Faith Baptist Church in June 2006. Andrew and Kristy have 5 children: Andrew Jr., Elizabeth, William, David, and Timothy.