Tom Wade

Tom Wade has been a devout Christian and active churchgoer all his life. Born into a seventh-generation Methodist family, Tom’s maternal great-great-great-great grandfather, John Barber, was a peer of Methodism’s founder, John Wesley, and served on Wesley's Legal Hundred, including two terms as president. His paternal great-great-great grandfather, William Straughton, was a Baptist minister, first president of George Washington University, and the chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Born in Denver, Tom has spent most of his life in Virginia, growing up in Newport News and most recently making his home in Virginia's capital city of Richmond, where he now worships with the Assembly of God Congregation.