About the Pastors

Brother Mack Tomlinson was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1977 in his home church of First Baptist Church of Clarendon, Texas. He holds a BA degree in New Testament from Hardin-Simmons University 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., and 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 six children.

Brother Philip Neeley
has been a landscape architect in Dallas/Fort Worth for over 20 years. He has been preaching the Gospel for more than 13 years and has been a preaching elder with Mack at Providence Chapel since 2000, the beginning of the church’s establishment. Philip has been married to his wife, Krista, for 31 years, and is the father of six children, two by adoption.

Brother Lee Dodd
was ordained to the ministry as a young man and has served the Lord in various capacities over the past 13 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 officially ordained and installed as a preaching elder with Mack and Philip. Lee has been married to his wife, Amber, for 17 years, and they have two children.