|Bishop Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies from Southwestern Bible College in Phoenix, Arizona, and is currently attending The Graduate School of Episcopal Studies. Bishop Thomas authored and published his first book entitled, "A Child Shall Lead Them" in 2005. This book chronicles the journey God has led him through in the first 36 years of his life and leaves the reader waiting to read the rest of his journey.|
|Having served in the capacity of Senior Pastor of Pilgrim Rest since 1985, Bishop Thomas was ordained as the Bishop of the State of Arizona in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship in New Orleans, Louisiana in November 2003. He serves the Arizona community in various capacities. Bishop Thomas serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce.|
|He is the General Chairman of the African American Christian Clergy Coalition which he founded in 2001. He is also the co-founder of the African American Strategic Alliance Coalition in Phoenix.|
|Bishop Thomas is married to First Lady Dr. Michele Thomas, a retired Major in the United States Air Force. He is the proud and loving father of five boys Shimond, Remone, Jamell and twin boys, Micah and Micaiah. He is a dynamic preacher who is passionate about proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ to the masses. He is a charismatic leader who has committed his life to serving God, to serving his people and being led by the Holy Spirit to carry out the vision God has placed in his heart.|
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