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, currently conducting a discount literature ministry of the best evangelical literature in print. 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 31 years, and they have six children.