Thom and Sherry are the parents of three wonderful children. Jon is married to Jocelyn (2nd couple in from left) and are both graduates of Eastern Nazarene College, Jon (BS – Physics). They live and work in New Hampshire. Katelyn (2nd in from right/front) graduate from the Indiana Wesleyan University (BA, Biology) and University of Greenwich, UK (MS, Agriculture Sustainability Management). She works and lives in Madison, Wisconsin. James is married to Michelle (1st couple in from left). James is a Software Engineering major at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and Michelle is a graduate of University of Wisconsin – Platteville (BS, Mathematics).
Sherry has worked in many administrative roles over the years including office manager, administrative assistant, and assistant director. She also served as missionary president and in children’s ministry within the local church ministries. She holds a BS in Christian Education from Olivet Nazarene University, an MA in Christian Management and Leadership from Trinity Theological Seminary, and currently working on a Doctorate in Theology with concentration in Management and Leadership Development.
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 BA (Christian Education) from Eastern Nazarene College, MA (World Mission and Evangelism) from Asbury Theological Seminary, and postgraduate courses in theology and leadership development from Trinity Theological Seminary.
Currently, Thom and Sherry serve as Visa Missionaries with the Free Methodist World Missions, Free Methodist Church USA in Africa. They are working with the FMCKenya Bible School (modular program) consulting, teaching and administration, as well as holding seminars in the area of church leadership and discipleship throughout Kenya. They also consult with FMCT, Geita District, in the development of their new bible school.