In May of 2017, Tony joined the staff of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention as the Director of Pastor|Church Relations. After three and a half years in that role, he is now the Senior Strategist for Church Health and Leadership. Before working with the state convention, Tony served Southern Baptist churches in Texas and Louisiana for 18 years in the areas of Worship, Education, Christian Counseling, and the Pastorate. He holds degrees from Lamar University, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Tony has authored several books including “Going Social,” “Seven Things You Must Do to Be an Effective Small Group Leader,” “Mile Markers; Stages of Growth Along the Journey Toward Spiritual Maturity,” “Be Encouraged; For Pastors and Wives,” “A Deacon On Purpose,” and more. He is a regular contributor to Lifeway’s Deacon Magazine and several denominational media outlets.