Tom Clark married his lovely wife, Mary, in 1985. They have three grown children and three grandchildren (with more on the way)! Tom was ordained a minister in 1989 and has served congregations in Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and North Dakota. He currently pastors the Bentonville, Van Buren and Mena, Arkansas, congregations of the Church of God, a Worldwide Association. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities in the United States, he serves overseas as the senior pastor for congregations in Nigeria and Ghana, West Africa, where he has worked since 2006. He usually travels to Africa for pastoral visits three times a year, spending roughly five to six weeks there throughout the year.
In his speaking, he often focuses on the themes of knowing what you believe and why you believe it and the vital importance of prayer, Bible study, fasting and meditation in a Christian’s life. He also directs a church preteen camp in Arkansas and serves as part of the Personal Correspondence team of ministers who answer questions that are written in to Life, Hope & Truth.
His hobbies include spending time with his children and grandchildren, reading and outdoors activities like bow hunting and fishing.