Dr. Tom Marshall serves as the Director of Institutional Assessment; Director of Security; Assistant Professor of Education, Biblical Counseling, and Theology. Dr. Marshall serves as Senior Pastor of Parkway Baptist Church in Hernando, Mississippi. His personal travels include Central America, India, Japan, Iceland, Africa, Spain, Italy, Sicily, Ireland, and France.

Dr. Marshall has been blessed with his wonderful wife Cindy, and they have four children: Jacob, Caitlyn, Lauren, and Nathan.

Trivia: Dr. Marshall retired from the U.S. Navy in 2004 after serving 20 years.

Dr. Marshall and his wife Cindy have four children: Jacob, Caitlyn, Lauren, and Nathan. They grew up in the Mid-South and in Western Florida. Jacob studied Business Administration at Ole Miss, Caitlyn is currently pursuing a degree in Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College, Lauren is studying Forensics at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Nathan is in Junior High School.

When time allows, Dr. Marshall enjoys woodworking.


  • Conversions from Christianity to Islam
  • Change management
  • Motivation
William T. Marshall, PhD

Director of Institutional Assessment
Director of Security
Assistant Professor of Education


MDiv, PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor, Crichton College, 2000-2005; Adjunct Professor, Bethel College, 2001-2003; Online/Residential Adjunct Professor, Belhaven University, 2014-Present; Online/Residential Adjunct Professor, Webster University, 2013-Present; Assistant Professor, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 2017-Present.

Field Experience

Senior Pastor, Parkway Baptist Church, Hernando, MS; Associate Pastor, Parkway Baptist Church, Hernando, MS; Associate Pastor, Desoto Woods Baptist Church, Southaven, MS.

Professional Experience

Dean of Adult Education, Crichton College, Memphis, TN; Director of Admissions/Retention, Crichton College, Memphis, TN.

Denominational Service

Director of Personnel, Bellevue Baptist Church, Pensacola, FL; Director of Personnel, Skyview Baptist Church, Arlington, TN; Director of Sunday School, Desoto Woods Baptist Church, Southaven, MS; Director of Education, Parkway Baptist Church, Hernando, MS.


“Late Adolescent and Early Adult Conversion Experiences to Islam, Specific to Indigenous Southerners Who Previously Professed Christianity: A Phenomenological Study,” PhD dissertation, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; “From the Cross to the Crescent: How Islam is Luring Professing Christians from the Faith,” Xulon Press, 2019.