Tom Pfingsten

Tom Pfingsten is a graduate of the WJI Mid-Career Course.

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Seeking common ground in higher education

Higher Education | Big issues confront Christian colleges and universities as leaders converge this week in Dallas
by J.C. Derrick & Tom Pfingsten
Posted 1/29/18, 01:10 pm

Last July, Brigham Young University convened its Annual Religious Freedom Review featuring attorneys, advocates, and marquee names like Sen. Jeff Flake, the Republican from Arizona.

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Sheltered

Society | It’s a dog’s life in America’s largest No Kill city
by Ron Friedman, Laura Hendrickson, Charles Horton, Tom Pfingsten & Susan Olasky
Posted 7/20/17, 11:19 am

AUSTIN, Texas—When Amber Moon wanted a dog for a hiking partner, she strolled into the Austin Animal Center, a shelter with a bright, cavernous lobby and “suites” or “studios,” some as large as 50 feet square, for the animals.

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No place to go

Feature | Homelessness is on the rise in San Diego as a ministry that helps the homeless struggles to keep its property from developers
by Tom Pfingsten
Posted 3/15/17, 05:42 pm

SAN DIEGO—When the San Diego Padres open their home baseball season on April 7 at Petco Park, many fans will drive through a homeless encampment in East Village a few blocks from the ballyard and near Interstate 5. Hundreds of homeless men and women who sprawl in that desirable location are in the crosshairs of city planners and developers. While neighbors worry about drugs and crime, Christian ministries try to help their homeless neighbors.

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