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Tom Lane

Apostolic Senior Pastor

Tom Lane oversees the Outreach Ministry of Gateway Church, including The King’s University, Gateway Global, Kingdom Business Leaders, and Gateway Church Network. He works directly with the executive team to carry out the vision and values of the church in each of these areas.

During his time at Gateway, Tom has served as executive senior pastor for 12 years and the Dallas Campus pastor for 2 years before assuming his current role.

His vocational ministry experience spans more than 38 years serving at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo, Texas, and Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. He has served in various roles from business administrator, administrative pastor, executive pastor, executive senior pastor, to senior pastor.  

Tom’s ministry experience, relational style, and personal experience bring a warmth to his leadership, speaking, writing, and pastoral ministry. He has written several books including: Tested and Approved, Heritage, A Father’s Influence to the Generations, Healthy Church Government, He Still Speaks, Strong Women and the Men Who Love Them, and Letters from a Dad to a Graduate. He has also written articles for Ministry Today.

Tom and his wife Jan have been married since 1972 and are blessed with four married children and 15 grandchildren.