Tom Patton

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Tom serves at Grace Community Church as the pastor over congregational care, where he provides pastoral support to individuals and families during times of trial through counseling, visitations, and discipleship.

Tom earned his B.A. at The Master's University and his M.Div. at The Master's Seminary. He joined the GCC staff in 2003, serving as pastor to adult singles until 2006, when he became the pastor of Cornerstone, a fellowship group of newly married couples and families.

Tom also has the privilege of serving as a part of the weekly syndicated television broadcast of Grace to You. He and his wife, Lori, have three sons.

Posts by Tom Patton

Holy Humor? The Danger of Being Funny in the Pulpit image

Holy Humor? The Danger of Being Funny in the Pulpit

Tom Patton | May 27, 2015

If there could be one word that summarizes the culture in which we live, that word would be “superficial.” We live in a juvenile, adolescent, immature, superficial society. People live for escapism and entertainment. They spend countless billions each year to experience larger-than-life sensations at amusement parks and movie theaters to avoid having to think […]

Is Expository Preaching Boring? image

Is Expository Preaching Boring?

Tom Patton | March 31, 2015

According to some recent surveys, the experience of sitting through the average expository sermon is tantamount to being invited to a yawning contest. Many church-goers view expository preachers as odd fellows who stand before a crowd of people and dryly recite abstract references from academic commentaries while the people are left sleeping with their eyes […]

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