Thomas desires to teach the Bible, philosophy, and religion. Especially so that others can know, defend, and share their faith, and to logically examine their worldview. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Religious Studies from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2012 and earned his Master of Theological Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016. Calvary Baptist Church in Nacogdoches, TX licensed him into the ministry in 2010. He is married to his wife Melanie, and they have one child, Charles.

He enjoys reading, writing, watching movies, playing guitar, and spending time with his family during his spare time.

Favorite Films: Star Wars (I – VII), The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, After the Dark, Star Trek, The Dark Knight Trilogy

Favorite Books: Harry Potter series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Reasonable Faith, A Song of Ice and Fire series, Mere Christianity, Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon series (Angels & Demons, The DaVinci Code, The Lost Symbol, Inferno), Delighting in the Trinity, Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters

Thomas would love to come and speak to your group. He can do D-Now’s, retreats, or special events. If you’re a youth group with a small budget, Thomas can even do some worship leading for a 2-in-1 deal for your group. Whether you need someone to come do Bible studies or speak on topics such as apologetics and world religions, contact Thomas to come speak to your group by emailing him at thomaschoch@gmail.com.