Rev. Tom BarlowRev. Tom Barlow is an Ordained Elder in the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church, and is presently serving as Adjunct Faculty at the Iliff School of Theology, teaching classes in Methodist History, Doctrine, and Mission & Evangelism.

Holding a B.S. in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University and an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Theology, Philosophy, and Cultural Theory at the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology. He has completed competency exams in Philosophy, Theology, and Organizational Theory.

After a successful career in Corporate America, Tom now combines his experience and training in management and ministry with a passion for vital Christianity (at both personal and congregational levels), working with churches and faith-based non-profits on leadership and vision. He was one of six researchers in the Toward Vitality project, which examined the common traits of vibrant, engaging United Methodist churches across the United States. 

He presently lives in the Denver area with his wife, Kirsten, who is also an Ordained Elder serving in parish ministry. Kirsten and Tom are the proud leaders of a pack which includes two energetic Shelties, the latest rescued dogs to live with them.

Tom is available for consultation with churches, and pastoral coaching, through

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