About Dr. Tom

Dr. Tom Cocklereece

Dr. Tom Cocklereece serves as interim pastor of Pebblebrook Baptist Church in Mableton, GA. He is a John Maxwell Team Coach-Teacher-speaker, and leadership expert specializing in developing transformational discipleship ministries for churches. His doctorate focused on leadership and doctrinal integrity, developing a tool for measuring the doctrinal health of churches. He is the author of Simple Discipleship published by Church Smart Resources in 2009 and The Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit published by RENOVA Coaching and Consulting in 2011.  He is a certified coach trainer for Life Breakthrough Academy and RENOVA Coaching and Consulting LLC. He has 24 years experience as a pastor and he is a recognized author specializing in leadership, discipleship, and coaching. He is a contributing writer for the acclaimed Linked2Leadership blogazine.   Tom has degrees in medical technology, healthcare administration, theology and a doctorate in leadership and administration. He is now seeking an advanced degree in professional counseling.

Tom provides the following discipleship opportunities:

  1. One-day seminar to train individual churches or groups of churches to start-up their simple church discipleship process.
  2. Simple Discipleship overview workshops at leadership, associational, denominational, and resource meetings and conferences.
  3. A Discipleship Focus weekend to help churches increase urgency and to assist in the launch of your new discipleship ministry process.
  4. Online Disciple Coach Training for Christians to learn how to make disciples.
  5. Online Personal Discipleship Coaching for anyone who desires Christian discipleship basics in the privacy of their home or office.

Tom’s resume and a synopsis of Simple Discipleship may be viewed at:

The Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit


Simple Discipleship 2009

Order Simple Discipleship and/or The Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit now at


Simple Discipleship is targeted to help church leaders improve their disciple-making ministries and the cover is shown to the left. (224 pages plus CD-Rom)
The Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit is targeted to disciple Christians and equip leaders to disciple others. (60 pages)
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