Derick "DT" Thomas, Pastor/Teacher
Derick "DT" Thomas was born to the world on November 17, 1977 in Houston, TX. Pastor Thomas is the son of the late Patsy R. Abron of Crane, TX and the Late Marion Lee Thomas of Houston, TX. Pastor Derick V. Thomas is affectionately know as "DT". He lived in Houston, TX until the age of seven. In 1984, his mother moved him and his family to Crane, TX.
Being that Pastor was raised in a Christian home, he confessed Christ and was baptized at an early age. Pastor Thomas acknowledged his call to the ministry on May 15, 1998. He received his license to preach God's Word on July 19, 1998 under the leadership of his grandfather, Pastor H. A. Bowen. He was ordained on August 19, 2000 by Moderator Paul Todd of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Marshall, TX.
Pastor Thomas matriculated through the rest of his elementary and secondary education in Crane, TX. In May 1996, Pastor Thomas graduated from Crane High School. After high school, he continued his education at one of the greatest prestigious institution, Wiley College, also known as the "Home of the Great Debaters" in Marshall, TX. Pastor DT graduated from Wiley with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice.
Pastor Thomas has served many capacities in ministry. He began his pastorate at age 22. His ministry has included the following assignments...
Macedonia Baptist Church in Marshall, TX - Senior Pastor/ Teacher
Lake Bethlehem Baptist Church in Shreveport, LA- Youth Pastor
Morning Star Baptist Church in Gloster, LA- Senior Pastor/ Teacher
Bethany Missionary Baptist Church in McNeil, AR - Senior Pastor/Teacher
Pastor Derick Thomas is the proud husband of Renado Roshelle Brumfield- Thomas. He met his lovely bride while attending Wiley College in 1998. They were joined in Holy Matrimony on June 23, 2001 in McComb, MS. Pastor Thomas has been given the awesome privilege to serve as the Pastor of Rock Community Bible Church in McComb, MS.
Pastor Thomas is excited about what God has called him to do: preach, teach, and serve God's children in various capacities. Preaching the gospel has always been a passion of his.