Tommy Bates Ministries

Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us. Psalms 67:6

The good Lord has blessed me with a love for farming, cooking, and good food.  I love to share the abundance of what the Lord provides my family through our garden and farm with beloved friends and family at our church here in Independence, KY.  And now, I’ve been asked to share a little more of my personal life and recipes with you!  I begin with one of the most requested recipes at any church or family gathering; my super duper salsa recipe!  I hope you enjoy it as much as we do here in Kentucky!

Don’t forget, I’m saving you a seat at Community Family Church right here in Independence, Kentucky!

Love y’all

Pastor Bates


The Freshest Salsa You Will Ever Taste


4 cans of petite diced tomatoes
1 large sweet onion
1 bunch of cilantro
1 tbsp. sea salt
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 tbsp. black pepper