Dillon T. Thornton, Ph. D.

Dr. Dillon T. Thornton is the senior pastor of Faith Community Church (Florida).

He has been in ministry over 16 years serving as a senior pastor, discipleship pastor, and student and children’s pastor. He has served on numerous mission teams around the world.

Thornton holds a bachelor of arts degree from Leavell College, masters of divinity from Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, and a doctorate in New Testament from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.

He has nearly two decades of diverse ministry experience, having shepherded churches in Alabama, Colorado, and New Zealand. He is a fellow of the Center for Pastor Theologians, a highly regarded organization of local church pastors who also serve as writing theologians for the broader Christian community. Dillon’s current writing project is a popular work titled “Give Them Jesus: Raising Our Children on the Core Truths of the Christian Faith,” (Hachette 2018).

In his writing, preaching, teaching, and other aspects of pastoral work, Dillon seeks to equip people of all ages to love Christ with their whole hearts, think Christianly about the world and everything in it, and live faithfully by displaying the beautiful truth of the gospel in every sphere of life.