Tom received an MA in Biblical Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Tom and his wife Robyn entered full-time ministry in 1997. They served on staff at various churches and with Family Life, a subsidiary of CRU from 2005-2018. In 2018, they founded the Center for Biblical Living because of their strong passion to help those already in or preparing for vocational ministry. Tom and Robyn have three daughters and are living in Louisville, Kentucky.