Bishop Thomas Jamaine Sills was born October 21, 1976, to the late Mr. Thomas Sills Jr. & Ms. Aurelia Hendrix Sills the youngest out of four children. He was baptized at the age of six in 1982 and served as a Junior Deacon in 1986-1988. He was called to preach at the age of fourteen in 1990 and graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1995. Pastor Sills was ordained in July of 1997 and also completed Sheppard’s Class and Ministerial Training in 1997. He was called to pastor the Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church in October 1998 and attended Master Bible College of Georgia. He has served as a chaplain with Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department. Bishop Sills is a proud member of New Vision World Wide Fellowship of Churches where he serves as Fourth Regional Bishop. Bishop Sills received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian Bible College and Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Fl. in August of 2012.
Bishop Thomas J. Sills is one of God’s most innovative speakers. His ability to take complex subjects and make them easy to understand has endeared him to many around the country. With an array of innovative outreaches with an emphasis on youth and children and family. Sweetfield of Eden is known throughout Savannah. Another exciting aspect of Bishop Sills’s ministry is the rising evangelistic outreach efforts to win souls through LOVE and the WORD OF GOD.
Bishop Sills is committed to training leaders to do the work of the ministry and impact the Kingdom. Bishop Sills led Christ Memorial Baptist Church in their 1st LIVE RECORDING entitled “JUST GIVE ME THE WORD OF GOD “in which he wrote. In 2010 Bishop recorded his first solo project featuring The Sweetfield of Eden Mass Choir in June 2010. Bishop Sills was awarded the Georgia’s Vision Award as Outstanding Pastor of The Year for 2011. God has stretched ministry to Honduras and Puerto Rico where he is overseer and spiritual covering for some of their Churches and Pastors. In 2014 Bishop Sills received his second honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Dominion Faith Theological Seminary in Darien Georgia.
Bishop Sills is the founder of Truth Covenant Ministerial fellowship with sons and daughters in Tampa, Fl., Maryland, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Savannah, Ga. and growing. Since that time he has been living Eph. 4:11-16 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ:14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
His love for wife his Darlene and sons, Sidney, Timothy (Khadijah) and daughters, Jatia, Mayonna, Jada, and Chloe’ along with his one grandson King, is evident to all who know him. He is loved and appreciated as a visionary whose goal in life is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. With humor, practical insight, and a unique “down home” approach, Bishop Sills will deliver a refreshing Word that will challenge, strengthen and encourage.