Dr. Thom Gardner has ministered as a Bible teacher or pastor since 1986, and is now President of Restored Life Ministries, Inc., a ministry dedicated to spiritual growth and healing. The mission statement includes training and raising up healing teams throughout the body of Christ. Dr. Thom travels internationally speaking and teaching on spiritual formation and intimacy with God. He has authored several books including Healing the Wounded Heart, Relentless love, Living the God-Breathed Life, The Healing Journey, and Everything That Grows.
Dr. Thom holds a Doctor on Ministry focused on Spiritual Formation from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, Ohio. Dr. Gardner is also adjunct professor of Spiritual Formation at Winebrenner Seminary. He is an adjunct professor of spiritual formation and formational prayer at the Winebrenner campus in Scotland Pennsylvania.
Dr. Thom and Restored Life Ministries also provide individual appointments for formational healing prayer as well as spiritual direction for pastors, couples, and individuals. He is available to lead retreats for the growth and transformation of believers in the body of Christ.
Dr. Thom and his wife, Carol, travel internationally to present practical workshops on marriage, family, and leadership. They equip leaders throughout the body of Christ by leading retreats using his techniques of interactive encounter of the presence of Christ through the scriptures to gain discernment and further spiritual formation.