Pastor Thom and Pastor Stacy attended Rhema Bible Training College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They graduated in 2004. Thom graduated with a degree in Pastoral Ministry and Stacy graduated with a degree in Youth Ministries.
Pastor Thom served as The Door’s Associate Pastor for two years. Prior to that, he and his wife Stacy, served as youth pastors, for nine years. In May 2018, Pastors Thom and Stacy were promoted to the office of Senior Pastor.
At the age of 15 years old accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior while attending a revival at The Door. Since then it has been his desire to connect believers of all ages together through the ministry of helps within the local church. In 1991 he attended Rhema Bible Training College in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated with an emphasis in Children's Ministry. Over the last 30 years he has served in various ministries as a Children's Pastor. In 2005 he joined our staff as the Director of Student Ministries and in 2020 after sensing a transition in ministry, became the Associate Pastor. Pastor Shawn and his wife Jayneen were married in 1997 and have adopted three daughters: Deborah, Kristin, and Alysa. In his free-time Shawn enjoys writing and is an author and publisher.