Tom Curran, PhD
Proclaiming the Kingdom of God through the Media
Internet, television, radio, publishing…how can YOU respond to Blessed John Paul II’s call to share “the Face and Light of Christ” on the internet and through other forms of media? As the executive director of My Catholic Faith Ministries and host of the popular radio show, Sound Insight, Dr. Curran has been working to find creative ways to engage in the New Evangelization through media for more than 20 years. In this session, Tom will share some of the victories and defeats he’s experienced, along with key insights and strategies he’s learned along the way. Come and learn how you can make a difference for Jesus Christ in and through the media, whether you want to work in the media, or just use Facebook, Instagram and other forms of social media in more life-giving ways.
Dr. Tom Curran is Executive Director of MyCatholicFaith.org, a ministry dedicated to helping Catholics live their faith more deeply. He is President of the Mill Institute, which provides executive coaching services to executives at Boeing, Multicare, and other businesses, entrepreneurs and business owners around the Northwest. He is also the President of Paladin Innovators, which provides customized videocasting solutions to organizations nationwide.
Tom is in high demand as a speaker across North America. In the past twenty years, he has given over 1800 presentations to more than 350,000 people in 35 states and 6 countries. His weekday radio program, Sound Insight, is one of the most listened to programs on Sacred Heart Radio, 1050 am Seattle, and also airs in Spokane, Kodiak, Alaska and Amarillo, Texas.
Tom is the author of, The Mass: Four Encounters with Jesus That Will Change Your Life, which was listed on Top 10 Catholic Bestseller List within 4 months of its publication. In March of 2010, he completed his second book in the Series on the Sacraments, Confession: Five Sentences That Will Heal Your Life, which has sold over 10,000 copies. Tom’s third book, Shepherd Me Lord, Daily Reflection for Your Lenten Journey was published in March of 2013.
Tom has a graduate degree in theology from the Gregorian University in Rome, and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Tom lives in Federal Way, Washington with his wife Kari, and their nine children.