About us

Melba’s Manor is a non-profit residential maternity home.

Our desire is to save the lives of unborn children while helping young women become morally sound, mentally strong, physically independent and spiritually courageous.

Our goal is to make Melba’s Manor a place that offers immediate support through a network of partnering churches, businesses, doctors, attorneys, social workers, counselors, educators, and volunteers.

Originally from McMinnville, Tennessee, Dr. Benny Tate has served for over 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. The church has grown from 50 in attendance to more than 5,000 under his leadership.

A highly sought-after evangelist and gifted motivational speaker, Dr. Tate has spoken to many major corporations such as Delta Air Lines, Blue Bird Corporation, ServiceMaster, Gold Kist, and Chick-fil-A, and has been guest speaker at Liberty University, Asbury College and Beulah Heights University.

He has been featured on numerous programs for the TBN and Daystar Television Networks, and on the Fox News Network. Dr. Tate also hosts the Apples of Gold radio program.

Dr. Tate has served many times as the Chaplain for the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.

A graduate of Andersonville Theological College, Covington Theological Seminary and Wesley College, Dr. Benny Tate has authored the following books:

One More Night With The Frogs
Happy Wife, Happy Life
When You Follow a Star and Find a Stable

Pastor Tate and his wife, Barbara, have been married for more than twenty five years and they have one daughter, Savannah Abigail. They currently reside in Griffin, Georgia.

The Rock Springs Maternity Home at Melba’s Manor is in honor of Melba Mason.The unselfish decision of this unwed mother has led thousands to Jesus Christ through the ministry of her son, Dr. Benny Tate.