Tom grew up in a Christian family and trusted Christ as his Savior at age five. He is passionate about reaching children and youth for Christ and serves with the international ministry of Awana. He has had the privilege of traveling to 32 countries helping to start children's clubs and training children's leaders. Tom is a graduate of Wheaton College and has a Master’s degree in Intercultural Studies. He and his wife, Heather, have been attending Bethany Chapel for over 20 years. They have two beautiful daughters and an energetic, toddler son.