Tony's passion is “helping people get it about God's great love and salvation!” Tony recently served as Tour Pastor and Gospel Communicator for Casting Crowns Lifesong Tour and Winter Jam, the largest Christian Concert Tour in America. The tours crossed the U.S. visiting more than 119 cities and experienced over 87,000 public professions of faith in Christ.
Tony's love of Jesus and people is evidenced every time he speaks. An innovative Gospel communicator, Tony uses his wacky humor and passion for Christ to help people connect with God in a life-changing way. Recognized among the country's most influential Christian communicators, Tony speaks to more than 800,000 students each year though radio, TV, conferences, festivals, concerts and church events.
An outspoken advocate of Contemporary Christian Music, Tony partners regularly in concert and conferences with artists such as Casting Crowns, Third Day, Jeremy Camp, Mercy Me, Rebecca St. James, Joy Williams, Barlow Girl, Lincoln Brewster, Stephen Curtis Chapman, Reliant K, SuperTones, Skillet, Pillar, Delirious, Toby Mac, and Building 429.
Tony is an author and producer of several popular teaching resources. He wrote the cutting-edge devotional book, “Faith Fuel – A Refueling Journey.” He has also produced several popular DVD and CD resources, including “LIFELIFT” (featured on the Grammy award-winning LifeSong DVD); “LOST – Seeing and Seizing the Love of God;” “Spiritual 911 – Getting God's Help to Deal with Stress, Tests and All of Life's Mess!;” and “Steps – How to Walk and Not Stumble in a World that Tries to Trip You Up.”
Before becoming an itinerant evangelist, Tony served on staff as collegiate pastor at First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia.
Tony is a graduate of The Criswell College for Biblical Studies in Dallas, Texas. He lives in Woodstock, Georgia with his wife Tammy and their four children, Christy, Wil, Bradly and Joy.