Pastor Tommy H. Briggs, Sr. has been in ministry for 55 years, and is in his 8th year at Gateway Church. He received his BA from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and his Th.M. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has pastored churches in Louisiana, Alabama and Texas, and ministered Freedom for over 24 years. Pastor Tommy has three grown children and 10 grandchildren. Tommy is a member of MPC’s board of directors, and serves as a lecturer at MPC schools.