“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…”
Tom Elliff served as the International Mission Board’s Senior Vice President for Spiritual Nurture and Church Relations. In addition to his work with IMB, Tom pastored for forty-two years, during which time he served as the president of the SBC Pastors Conference and two terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Blessed with four children and twenty-three grandchildren, Tom and his wife, Jeannie are also frequent speakers at conferences and on radio programs addressing issues related to family life. Tom is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University (BA), Southwestern Seminary (M.Div.), and Southern Seminary (D.Min.).
Do you want to minister more effectively to your wife?
Breaking the Curse of Words, Part 2
Do someone’s harsh words still haunt you?
Breaking the Curse of Words, Part 1
Tom Elliff discusses the pain of verbal warfare and the healing that God alone can bring.
Celebrating the Real Beauty of Forgiveness
The red Christmas feather became a symbol of God’s extravagant love and forgiveness when Tom placed a new red feather on the tree after his mother’s death.
A Broken Feather; Broken Promises
Tom was tempted to retire the red Christmas feather when his father left his mother in 1981.
A Tradition Begins
A red feather on the tree became a symbol of God’s provision during Christmas 1946.
Pre-Marriage Pre-Requisites, Part 2
What makes a marriage stick?
Pre-Marriage Pre-Requisites, Part 1
How can a person prepare to have an optimum marriage?