Church Planting Missionaries
Tom and Gail arrived in England in 1983 and have enjoyed over four decades serving the Lord as a church planting missionaries. Please feel welcome to explore the website and learn about the various church plants, extension ministries, and read about exciting God-given opportunities.
Tom is a 1979 graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He trained under Rev. Ival Robinson at Temple Baptist Church, Marshfield, Missouri. It was in Marshfield where he met his wife, Gail. While attending BBC, he served in many ministries at Temple including music, youth, teaching, and children's ministries. Tom is a full blood Cherokee Indian and God has used this unique heritage on the field as a tool for the gospel.
Gail is a 1982 graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, and trained at Temple alongside her husband. She continued her education earning a Bachelor's degree in Women’s Studies and a Master's degree in Biblical Counselling. Gail continues serving alongside her husband in the church planting and extension ministries.
Gail also writes a weekly devotional blog called, Beside the Well. And, she is the author of a series of children's books entitled Reba and Katherine and several devotional books along with a YouTube channel. You can find out more by checking her website: www.gailgritts.com
Tom and Gail have five adult children and 16 grandchildren.