Senior Pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church since 2014, Thomas was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Davidson College and taught English in Japan for two years, where he met his wife Beth. Post-Japan, Thomas attended Columbia Theological Seminary. He graduated with an MDiv. in 2003 and a D.Min. in 2011. While in seminary, Thomas was the Director of College Ministry at North Avenue Presbyterian. Upon graduation, he served as their Associate Pastor for Evangelism. Next, he served as co-pastor and head of staff at First Presbyterian, Evanston, Illinois. Prior to Covenant, Thomas was the organizing co-pastor of a new church plant, Kairos Church, in Atlanta, Georgia. Thomas and Beth have two daughters, Miriam Grace and Hannah Joy.