Thomas Shepherd graduated from Bethany Divinity College and Seminary. After graduating he worked under Pastor Steve Clayton at Celina Baptist Temple in Ohio for two years as a youth director. He went to Beckley, WV in 2008 with his wife Kari and worked as the Youth and Assistant Pastor for three years. Pastor Shepherd was voted in as the Senior Pastor at Bible Baptist in November of 2010. He recently moved to Lancaster Baptist Church and West Coast Baptist College. Thomas Shepherd and his wife, Kari, have a son named Tommy and two daughters, the oldest is Lois and the younger, London.