Our Pastor

Tommy Foster is the Interim Pastor at FBC Venus.

Tommy (Russell) Foster, has been in ministry full time since 1996. He recently served as Executive Pastor at FBC Muskogee, Oklahoma. Before Muskogee, he served as Associate Pastor of Youth and College at Hillcrest B.C. in Cedar Hill, Texas.

Tommy has been married to Gretchen Foster since 1997, and they have three children: 21, 19, and 17. The two oldest are boys and attend Dallas Baptist University. Taylor, the youngest, is a junior at Venus High School.

Tommy has three masters degrees (Christian Education, Counseling, and Theological Studies) and is working on his Doctorate of Educational Ministry at SWBTS. He is also a graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelors of Business Administration. He is a Board Certified Christian Counselor and certified in Prepare and Enrich Marriage Counseling.

Tommy loves spending time with his family and cheering on his favorite sports teams including the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Mavericks. He is die hard DBU fan and also cheers on the TCU Horned Frogs as a home town team. Currently, Venus, Texas is his home and he loves supporting the local school teams and students in all sports.