Tommy Nelson

Tommy Nelson has served at Denton Bible Church for nearly 40 years, much of it as Senior Pastor. One of four boys, he is from Waco, TX and grew up playing football and baseball. He holds degrees from the University of North Texas (where he quarterbacked) and Dallas Theological Seminary. Tommy is the author/teacher of several books and DVDs, and is the Song of Solomon Conference Speaker Emeritus. He still travels as the featured speaker for several ministries, but finds himself most weekends in the pulpit of Denton Bible Church teaching his congregation. Tom married his best friend, Teresa, in 1972. Their two sons, Benjamin and John Clark, are both married and, together, have given them six grandchildren.

Tommy Nelson’s Contributions

Death in the Pot

Mr. Tommy Nelson, senior pastor of Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX, encourages leaders to be…
September 14, 2021
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Othniel: The Man Who Blessed Three Generations

Tommy Nelson, senior pastor of Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX, discusses Othniel and how God…
September 3, 2019

Nuts and Bolts

Pastor Tommy Nelson, Senior Pastor at Denton Bible Church, ponders the ideas around what wise people…
March 4, 2016

Alma Mater

Senior Pastor Tommy Nelson from Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX speaks from Romans 16:13 and…
March 27, 2015

A High Standard

Dr. Tommy Nelson, senior pastor of Denton Bible Church, speaks about the importance of being a…
November 15, 2013

Exhortations of a Wounded Man

Senior pastor of Denton Bible Church, Tommy Nelson, exhorts us to quickly flee to God for…
November 9, 2010
Rev. Tom Nelson at a podium preaching

The Many Ministries of Rev. Tom Nelson

Since 1977, Tom Nelson (MABS, 1982) has been pouring himself into the lives of others. Through…
October 26, 2010

Board Chapel: Don't Mess with a Classic

Mr. Tommy Nelson, Senior Pastor of Denton Bible Church, challenges believers not to abandon the foundation…
October 19, 2007

A Christian Looks at Depression

Pastor Tommy Nelson, Senior Pastor of Denton Bible Church, shares his experience of depression.
March 27, 2007

A Descent Into Depression

Join us as Tommy Nelson, senior pastor of Denton Bible Church, speaks about how Elijah hit…
February 15, 2005

Landmines Ten – Twelve

Tommy Nelson identifies spiritual landmines that threaten all believers. (Part 4)
January 6, 1998

Landmines Seven – Nine

Tommy Nelson identifies spiritual landmines that threaten all believers. (Part 3)
January 4, 1998

Landmines Four – Six

Tommy Nelson identifies spiritual landmines that threaten all believers. (Part 2)
January 2, 1998

Landmines One – Three

Tommy Nelson identifies spiritual landmines that threaten all believers. (Part 1)
January 1, 1998
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