Dr. Thomas A. Nite graduated from Calvary Bible College (B.S. - C.E. and Bible), Temple Baptist Seminary/Luther Rice Seminary (M.Div. - Pastoral Ministry), and Luther Rice Seminary (D.Min. - Pastoral Ministry).
Tom and Deborah served as missionaries in Russia and Eastern Europe for 16 years before founding IBT. Before that, Tom pastored churches in the United States for 23 years. They bring many years of experience to the leadership of IBT.