OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

TOMMY THOMPSON
LEAD PASTOR

Tommy has served as the Lead Pastor of Grace since 2010.  Tommy is currently completing a Master of Divinity (D. Min. preparatory) at Piedmont International University.   He and his wife, Vicki, live in the Brandon area and have two daughters, Alexis and Hannah.

Pastor Tommy is committed to biblical, expository preaching and the discipleship of believers and has been used of the Lord to grow a thriving multigenerational and multicultural church, with a passion to take the Gospel to Tampa Bay and the world.

NICK LAXON
Youth Pastor

Nick graduated from West Coast Baptist College and joined our leadership team in 2016.  Nick leads the Studentlife ministry of Grace, and is a native of Edmonton, Canada.

VICKI THOMPSON
Office Administrator

Vicki is the wife of Pastor Tommy Thompson.  Vicki has raised two beautiful daughters, Alexis and Hannah.

Vicki serves as the Office Administrator for Grace, in addition to her role as a pastor’s wife. She also directs the ladies ministry, at Grace, and is privileged to speak throughout the year in lady’s meetings and marriage conferences across America. Her poise, testimony, family, and marriage have served as a godly example and encouragement to women everywhere.

LEXI LAXON
Administrative Assistant

Lexi graduated from West Coast Baptist College and joined the leadership team of Grace along with her husband Nick in 2016. Lexi assists her husband, Nick, in Studentlife, as well as assisting in several other areas of ministry as well.

PABLO RAMIREZ
CHURCH PLANTER-OKINAWA, JAPAN

Pablo serves as a Missions Intern. Pablo graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2011. While serving in an internship in  Japan, Pablo met and married his wife, Izumi, who is a graduate of the Baptist Women’s Bible Institute in Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan.  In October 2016, Grace commissioned Pablo and Izumi as church planters to Izumi’s hometown of Okinawa, Japan.  They are currently on deputation abroad raising their support.