Sammy Tippit b. 1947 Sammy Tippet was born in Louisiana. He was converted in 1965 and became a Southern Baptist preacher in 1968. During the ‘70’s Sammy Tippet was known as a leader of the Jesus Movement in Chicago. Sammy Tippet has preached the gospel in large evangelistic crusades all over the world. Since 2001 he has been speaking at national conferences on revival in America.