Mack Tomlinson was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1977 in his home church of First Baptist Church of Clarendon, TX. He holds a BA degree in New Testament from Hardin-Simmons Univ. in Abilene, and has done graduate studies in Israel, and through Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth and Tyndale Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He has also served as an editor and book publisher. He also conducts an itinerant preaching ministry around the U. S., overseas in Eastern Europe, the South Pacific, and other areas of the world. Mack has been married to his wife, Linda, for 35 years, and they have 6 children.
Philip Neeley was born and raised in Denton. He was ordained in 1997 and has been a preaching elder with Mack at Providence Chapel since 2000, the beginning of the church’s establishment. Having obtained degrees at the University of Texas at Arlington, He has been a landscape architect in the DFW area for over 30 years. Philip has been joyfully married to his wife, Krista, for 34 years, and is the father of six children, two by adoption.
Lee Dodd was ordained to the ministry as a young man and has served the Lord in various capacities over the past 14 years. After moving to Denton, Texas in January 2011 he became an active member at Providence Chapel. That same year he also graduated with a Bachelors of Ministry degree from Veritas Theological Seminary. In February 2013, he was ordained and installed as a preaching elder with Mack and Philip. Lee has been married to his wife, Amber, for 19 years, and they have two children. Lee also blogs at LeeDodd.com.
Jeffrey Price was born and raised in the High Plains of the Texas Panhandle. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force he moved to the Dallas area to work and finish his Business degree from the University of North Texas. In 2001 he became a member of Providence Chapel and eventually became the first Deacon in the church. He was ordained as a pastoral elder in January 2015. Jeff and his wife, Tomi, have five children: Laney, Alistair, Elijah, Calvin, and Zachary.