Tom Lynch lives in Richmond, VA with his wife and two children. He is the pastor of students and family life at First Baptist Church – Ashland, VA. He holds a master of divinity from the John Leland Center for Theological Studies and a masters of social work from Virginia Commonwealth University. He was awarded a bachelor’s in communication from Michigan State University in 2000. He remains active in the community volunteering for The Prevention Project, an anti-human trafficking non-profit. Tom has been published in journals and various periodicals and serves as the vice president on the board of directors for the Network for Theological Education.