emailAssociate Pastor - Small Groups; Church Planting; Classes; Counseling; Discipleship; Recovery; Missions; Singles; VLI
Tom and his family have been Vineyard North Phoenix members since 1995. After serving as a Small Group Leader and Coach for several years, Tom came on staff in May 2001. Tom and his wife Patty have two children: David and Mollie, who are both married. And two grandchildren: Caroline and Carter.
Where were you born?
Who is in your immediate family and what one word would you use to describe each of them?
Patty - soulmate
David - Solid
Mollie - Vivacious
Who was the most influential person in your life?
Mrs. Nack (High School Teacher)
What's your favorite...
TV Show?- The Office
Music/Band?- Snow Patrol
What book do you think everyone should read?
Where is the most interesting place you've traveled to?
If you had to move to another country, where would you go and why?
Australia; beautiful country and people.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do you like to do in your spare time?
If you could go back in time when you were 15 yrs old, what advice would you give yourself?
Don't ignore Jesus just because you don't like Christians.
What do you want written on your tombstone?
I told you I was sick!
If you could sit & talk with anyone who has ever lived, besides Jesus, who would it be?
What is your best memory of childhood?
Taking the El to Wrigley Field in Chicago
Who is the most interesting person you've ever met?
Ray Evarts (a friend of our family)
If you could have any super-power what would you choose & what would your Superhero name be?
I would have emotional invulnerability, my Superhero name would be "The Stoic Avenger".
What is your nickname, or if you don't have one what would you want it to be?
Are you an Introvert or Extrovert?
Natural introvert, but a learned extrovert.
What quote sums up your philosophy of life?
Micah 6:8 (NIV) "He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."