We preach God’s objective, inerrant, and all-sufficient Word.

Proverbs 30:5

Exalting God’s Glory. Explaining God’s Truth.

A true subject of Jesus’ spiritual kingdom will handle Scripture with the same respect that He Himself did.

Matthew 5:17–20

Tom Pennington

Pastor-Teacher at Countryside Bible Church


Tom Pennington has served as Pastor-Teacher at Countryside Bible Church in Southlake, Texas since 2003. Prior to arriving in Texas, Tom served in various roles at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California for 16 years. His ministry at Grace included being an elder, Senior Associate Pastor, and the personal assistant to John MacArthur. Tom was also an adjunct faculty member of The Master’s Seminary and Managing Director of Grace to You.


Tom is a graduate of Bob Jones University and holds an honorary Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) from The Master’s University.


In addition to his role at Countryside, Tom travels internationally to train pastors in expository preaching. He currently serves as the Dean of the Dallas Distance Location of The Master’s Seminary where he also is an adjunct professor. He teaches various pastoral and preaching courses.


Tom’s Sunday morning and evening pulpit ministry at Countryside provides a majority of the content on The Word Unleashed.


Thirty-one of Tom Pennington’s Scripture readings and accompanying pastoral prayers taken from the Sunday morning worship services at Countryside Bible Church in Southlake, TX.


From the Sermon on the Mount, Tom Pennington explains what Jesus believed about the Scripture and why Christians must hold the same view.


In The Rescue Mission, Pastor Tom Pennington explains 1 Timothy 1:15 and how the incredible spiritual rescue Jesus Christ achieved can be yours!

The primary task of the Church

and of the Christian minister

is the preaching of the Word of God.

–Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Heart of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

1 Timothy 1:15