Tom serves with an agency that reaches out to help children who are in crisis or at risk. He has lived in Haiti and for ten years lived in Central Asia. He and his wife Ann have four grown children who they like very much. His writings concern cross cultural living, evangelism, prison fellowship, and children in crisis outreach. His genres are devotional, anecdotal, rich in testimony, and he has written poetry. From time to time he serves as a devotional speaker for church groups, conferences and retreats.