Reverend Eddie W. Thomas is a native of Dothan, Alabama. He began to display his oratorical abilities at an early age and by the time he graduated from high school he had been named the Alabama State Champion in Extemporaneous Speaking. Upon graduating from Dothan High School he enrolled in Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia where he received a B. A. degree Magna Cum Laude in History-Religion and Philosophy. While a student at Morehouse he was named a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Upon graduating from college, he began his career as an educator at Charles Henderson High School in Troy Alabama. Later he enrolled in the graduate school of Troy State University where he received a Master's Degree in Secondary Education and a second Master's Degree in Human Resource Management.
He is a versatile speaker who is well versed in the following areas:
Student motivation and achievement
He has twice been selected to serve on the Alabama State Course of Study Committee for the Social Sciences. He was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Alabama State Commission on Constitutional Reform. He has preached in the Alabama Baptist State Convention, the National Baptist Convention and in Liberia?West Africa.
Currently he serves as Pastor of the Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Newville, Alabama. He is Moderator of the Abbeville District Baptist Association and an adjunct instructor History at Wallace Community College.
He is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Polar Star Masonic Lodge, the Alabama Baptist State Convention, National Baptist Convention of America USA Inc., and the Order of Eastern Star. He is married and the father of two sons.