Pastor's Writings

Pastor Tom writes a regular community column for the Oshkosh Northwestern.  He has written a humor column for The Cresset, Valparaiso University's review of literature, the arts, and public affairs since 1996.

Oct 30, 2016How I Spent Ten Days of My Summer--It Was Totally Not a Vacation! The Cresset, Michaelmas 2016
Jul 25, 2016Herding Cats The Cresset Advent-Christmas 2009
Jul 25, 2016This Knish Needs Salt Michaelmas 2011
Jan 23, 2016Don't Stop Believin' [But please stop playing this song]] "The Growl" the Northwestern University Marching Band [NUMB] alumni publication, April 2011
Dec 24, 2015The Joyful Task of Teaching The Cresset, Advent Christmas 2015
Jul 05, 2015Depression The Cresset, Easter 2015
May 10, 2015Variety of families capable of providing for children Oshkosh Northwestern, May 11, 2015
Mar 19, 2015They Don't Teach This at Princeton Leadership, Fall 2000
Feb 03, 2015The Courage to Be Fifteen The Cresset, Easter 2013
Oct 07, 2014Friendship no random 'Act of God' The Oshkosh Northwestern, October 7, 2014
Jun 24, 2012Walk to School is Outdoor Classroom The Oshkosh Northwestern, June 6, 2012
Apr 17, 2012Eavesdropping on America The Cresset, Trinity 2010
Feb 01, 2012Maundy Thursday The Cresset, Lent 2012
Apr 18, 2011Laughter, religion match made in heaven The Oshkosh Northwestern, April 15, 2011
Jan 01, 2011New Year a holiday with two faces The Oshkosh Northwestern, January 1, 2011
Dec 09, 2010The First Nowell The Cresset, Advent/Christmas 2010
Nov 22, 2010"Oshkosh communities will share traditions" The Oshkosh Northwestern, November 22, 2010
Jul 28, 2010"Conspiracy Theorist Explains Summer of Road Construction" The Oshkosh Northwestern, July 21, 2010
Jan 27, 2010Property taxes on the ala carte payment plan The Oshkosh Northwestern, January 27, 2010
Jun 08, 2009"Hey, Hey What Did I Lose?" One Year After the Floods The Oshkosh Northwestern, June 8, 2009
Apr 09, 2009Making Preparation for the the season's 'Big Inning' The Oshkosh Northwestern, April 4, 2009
Dec 04, 2008I've become an evangelist for the ever-improving hearing aid The Oshkosh Northwestern, December 4, 2008
Feb 14, 2007Owed to Mom The Cresset, Lent 2007
Jun 06, 2004Front-Page News The Cresset, Trinity 2004