Thomas Ice is Executive Director of The Pre-Trib Research Center in Justin, Texas which he founded in 1994 with Dr. Tim LaHaye to research, teach, and defend the pretribulational rapture and related Bible prophecy doctrines. Ice has authored and co-authored over 30 books, written hundreds of articles, and is a frequent speaker at churches and conferences. He has served as a pastor for 17 years. Dr. Ice has a B.A. from Howard Payne University, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Ph.D. from Tyndale Theological Seminary and done doctoral studies at the University of Wales in Lampeter. He lives with his wife Janice in Justin, Texas and they have three grown sons and seven grandchildren.