About the Pastor

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Bro. Pete Thompson is 36 years old. His wife Leah is a great help in the ministry and 7 year old Landon is the joy of their lives. Brother Pete has been at Pleasant Hill in varying capacities since May of 2007. He has been pastor since February of 2009. He has been involved in the American Baptist Association since birth. His father was a missionary to Japan until Bro. Pete was 10 years old, at which time his father began pastoring in ABA churches. Bro. Pete attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX for three years and South Plains College in Levelland, TX for two years earning an Associates degree in vocal music. He was the minister of music at Quaker Avenue Baptist Church for nine years and minister of youth for the last three of those years before moving to Henderson, TX to go to Texas Baptist Institute. He earned both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree of Theology while at TBI.  Bro. Pete loves being involved in the Lord’s work at Pleasant Hill.