Evangelist Tom Gilliam is a 1974 graduate of the Bob Jones Institute in Greenville, South Carolina. He was a full-time pastor for 18 years in Athens, Georgia.

In April of 1991 the Lord called him into full-time Evangelism. Since that time he has traveled full-time. The Lord has richly blessed his ministry and opened many doors from Alaska, and Canada, to the southeast.

He and his wife of 52 years, Beth have three sons: John, Chuck,  and Joseph. John is 50, is married to Ali They have two daughters, Zoe, Emmie, and one son Levi. John is a builder. Chuck, 48, is married to Julie and they have eight children, Abby, Megan, Charlie, Clarie, Aaron, Gabe, David, and Nate. Chuck is the the east coast director for the Association of Christian Schools International.  Joseph, 46, is married to Sabrina, and have five children, Noah, Georgia, Titus, Silas, and Asher. Joe is a Navy Chaplain in Savanah Georgia.