We welcomed Rev. Dr. Thomas D. Campbell as the Stated Supply of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Sunday, November 21, 2021.
Rev. Dr. Thomas Dishman Campbell was born in 1939 in Decatur, Texas. He attended primary and secondary school in McKenzie, Tennessee and graduated from Bethel College (now Bethel University) with a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Divinity from Cumberland Presbyterian Theological Seminary (now Memphis Theological Seminary, and a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry from Brite Divinity School of Texas Christian University. He has served congregations in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Texas, Tennessee, with three of those being new church developments and one redevelopment. He was the Director of the Program of Alternate Studies at Memphis Theological Seminary for sixteen years. He has served as the moderator of General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination, moderator of Texas Synod and moderator of four different presbyteries. He has preached revivals at more than 40 churches across the denomination. His writings include Brothers of the Faith, One Family Under God, The Bible and the Calendar and Campbell’s Collection. He was also a contributing writer for the book Beautiful Feet and is a writer for the devotional book These Days. As of 2022, Tom has been married to Linda Coleman of Tuckerman, Arkansas, for 55 years. They have 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren.