Tom Nelson is Senior Pastor of Christ Community Church in Leawood, Kansas
Dr. Tom Nelson graduated with a Masters of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and received his doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife Liz arrived in Kansas City in 1988 to begin Christ Community Church. Tom has served as senior pastor there since that time. Tom received his ordination with the EFCA in 1992. He has served on the Midwest District Board, as well as the National Ministerial Association Board. Tom is the author of Five Smooth Stones: Discovering the Path to Wholeness of Soul, published by Cross Training Publishing in 2001. He is also a conference speaker who calls the evangelical community to walk deeply and authentically with God. Tom and Liz and their two children, Schaeffer and Sarah, reside in Leawood, Kansas.