Who We Are
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Tom and his wife Brenda have been married for 29 years. They have 4 children –Daniel (24), Deborah (22), Peter (18), Timothy (15). Tom received his Bachelor’s Degree (University of Florida); Masters of Divinity (Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary); Doctorate of Ministry (Gordon Conwell). Tom began ministry while at University of Florida where he served as a youth minister and was also involved with Campus Crusade for Christ. During his seminary years, Tom was involved in ministry at a racially mixed congregation in Chattanooga, Tennessee – overseeing Evangelism Explosion, leading small groups and doing prison visitation, a church in Dorchester, Mass. – leading adult education and preaching, a church in Beverly Mass. – overseeing the college ministry, serving high school students in Manchester, Mass and serving as Administrative Assistant to the New England Director of Prison Fellowship. He and his wife moved to Jamaica Plain (Boston) in 1985, where Tom continues to serve in pastoral ministry at River of Life Church. Hobbies & Interest: Golf, Ping-Pong, almost all sports (but he’s getting kind of old), reading, games – he’s a gamer (but knows little to nothing about video games, movies.