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AUTHOR TOM SPENCE
Tom Spence is a retired Marine Corps officer and author who asks just that question. He is an ordained minister in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He is husband, father, and grandfather and returned to live in his native Oklahoma in 1999.
As a Marine Tom served in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Marine Divisions; as a student and instructor in profession level schools; as a series commander and staff officer at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina; as the Inspector-Instructor on Independent duty in Des Moines, Iowa; and as a Program Manager in Orlando, Florida. He also served a year with the United Nations as Patrol Base Commander, Sector Operations Officer, and Deputy Commander in Iraq and Kuwait (UNIKOM).
He has degrees in political science, biblical studies, theology, and counseling. Beyond his Marine Corps experience, he has been an independent trainer, counselor, and newspaper manager. He is currently the Pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat, Oklahoma.
Tom publishes hundreds of articles online each year as a freelance author, including two blogs and the local paper.
Other books by this author:
Throw Away Kids
God Loves You
Technology Acquisition & Front End Analysis for the Small Church
ReBaselining America: Setting a foundation of liberty for the next 200 years
Christianity for Marines