Tom has been a high school teacher and coach since 2023 at Grace Community School.  He received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physical Education, a master’s degree in Education Administration from the University of Texas at Tyler, and a master’s degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  In 1994, Tom began his career in teaching mathematics, coaching and ministry and has poured his heart into many children’s lives through these avenues.  He is married to Anita, and they have two grown children, Colton and Courtney.  Tom and his wife enjoy deer hunting together, hog hunting (just Tom), and watching the Dallas Cowboys, as they are huge fans!  Currently, he and Anita are searching for a new church home.