Tom Cox is a native of Roanoke, Virginia. He holds a B.A. in Speech Communication from the University of South Carolina. He received his Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, where he later did doctoral work. He served churches in Alabama and Pennsylvania before coming to MHPC as Senior Pastor in 2012.
Tom previously spent 14 years in campus ministry with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) serving at Ohio State University, Auburn University, University of South Carolina, University of Kansas, and in the National Campus Office (R&D for evangelism effectiveness).
He is married to Kelli, who is originally from Michigan. The Coxes have two grown children: Jacob and Jenna.