Tom has preached for churches of Christ in Texas and Oklahoma. He has done considerable mission work in Africa, India, Russia and Ukraine. He presently serves as Dean of Admissions at the Memphis School of Preaching in Memphis, Tennessee. He has written thirteen books, of which seven are the complete set of commentaries on the Psalms titled: "The Songs and Devotions of David." He has also written a two volume commentary on the Gospel of John, a commentary on Romans, one on Hebrews, one on Galatians and Ephesians, and one of Revelation. He is married, has two children, and five grandchildren.