Thom and Sherry are the parents of three wonderful children and one grandchild.
Jon is married to Jocelyn and have one child. They live and work in New Hampshire. Katelyn is married to Daniel. They live and work in Wisconsin. James is married to Michelle. They live and work Wisconsin.
Sherry has worked in many administrative roles over the years, including office manager, executive assistant, and assistant director. She also served as a missionary president, women’s, and children’s ministry within the local church ministries. She holds a B.S. in Christian Education, an M.A. in Christian Management and Leadership, and a Doctor of Theology in Christian Management and Leadership Development with High Distinction.
Thom has worked in various roles in ministry. He has served as lead pastor, Apollos Institute director, Coach/Mentor in theology, preaching, administration, and Christian education with the North Central Conference Free Methodist Church USA. Other ministry assignments have included: associate pastor, lead pastor, executive director, and educator. He has served at Caribbean Nazarene College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Nazarene Bible College, Oakland City University, and Ohio Christian University as a lecturer or adjunct faculty. He holds a B.A. in Christian Education, M.A. in World Mission and Evangelism, and Ph.D. in Pastoral Ministry.
Thom and Sherry serve as missionaries with the Free Methodist World Missions, Free Methodist Church USA. They work in leadership development and discipleship ministries. In 2015 they were approved to serve in Kenya as Visa Missionaries and began raising their funding while pastoring and working secular jobs. In 2017 they relocated to Kenya, Africa, to work with the Springs of Hope Bible School and the Free Methodist Church of Kenya. In 2019 they returned to the states to raise funding as extended missionaries. They returned to Africa in 2021, partnering with Evart Bible College (EBC) and the Free Methodist Church of Tanzania in leadership and discipleship ministries. Thom and Sherry serve as consultants in academic and administrative roles, teach at EBC and hold seminars in Tanzania.