Tom Fuerst is the Associate Teaching Pastor at Christ United Methodist of Memphis, TN. He received his B.A. in Biblical Studies from Hannibal LaGrange University (2003), an M.A. in Religious Studies at the University of Missouri (2006), and an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary (2010). His passions involve making the Bible accessible to lay persons, reaching the unchurched, and spending time with his wife and three kids.