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Don and Debbie Root of Tomah Baptist Church in Tomah, WI




Pastor Paul Oatsvall and Katie Oatsvall



Pastor Ron Tobin - Senior Pastor

Wife: Pat Tobin

Pastor Tobin and his wife have been serving Tomah Baptist Church for since 1988. Pastor Ron Tobin has been a Pastor in full-time ministry for over thirty years. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Pastor Tobin first studied at Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Wisconsin, received his Masters of Theology from Bethany Theological Seminary of Dothan, Alabama, and obtained his Ph. D. of Ministry from Louisiana Baptist University. He has been active in his community and around the State of Wisconsin

He recently published Everyone A Ministry, sharing his ministry experience and thoughts about how God can use each of us daily for ministry. Pastor and Mrs. Tobin have been married for over 35 years and have three children and six grandchildren. His children are all married and serving the Lord. Both of them serve the Lord with a heart for people and God's work.Under Pastor Tobin's leadership, Tomah Baptist thrives as a church dedicated to helping people take their next step toward Christ- together.

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Pastor Don Root - Associate Pastor

Wife: Debbie Root

Pastor Root has attended Tomah Baptist Church since he was a senior in high school. It was here he met and married his wife Debbie as well. Married since 1977, they have three grown children, all serving faithfully in their local churches, and Pastor Root and his wife are the very pleased grandparents of five beautiful granddaughters and one handsome grandson.

Pastor Don has worked faithfully in the church since his arrival, including the teen ministry for over twenty years. Although he worked in the banking industry in Tomah for seventeen years, he resigned from his banking position in 1994 and began working in the insurance industry to create more flexibility for full-time service for the Lord. He became the part-time assistant pastor in December 1998 and in April of 2008 was ordained by Tomah Baptist Church. Despite the friendly football rivalry he has with the pastor, Pastor Don has been a faithful supporter of God's work here at Tomah Baptist Church and loves to serve the Lord wherever God leads.


Pastor Paul Oatsvall - Assistant Pastor

Wife: Katie Oatsvall

Pastor Paul Oatsvall was born into a Christian home in Tomah, Wisconsin and was a member of Tomah Baptist Church until 8th grade.  At the age fourteen he put his trust in Jesus Christ as his Savior and surrendered to full-time ministry at eighteen. He is a graduate of Tomah Baptist Academy. Most of his collegiate schooling was done at Ambassador Baptist College, but ultimately he earned his BA in Theology from Southern Indiana Baptist College. He met his wife, Katie while they were both counselors working at Camp Chetek, and was married in 2006. They have one daughter, Addie, who is an answer to many years of prayer.  After several years of being active in ministry in local churches across the country, Paul is returning home to Tomah, and is very excited to be serving along side those whom he grew up with.



Brother Paul Buehner - Music Director

Wife: Kate Buehner

Brother Paul Bueher and his wife, Kate, moved to Tomah in 2005, and began working with the children’s programs at Tomah Baptist Church, as well as periodically assisting in the classrooms at Tomah Baptist Academy. They began working in the music ministry from the very beginning, but Paul took over the music director position after his father moved. In 2011, he began putting his office experience to use by filling the Secretary position at TBA. In 2013, he was asked to help out as an assistant administrator and remains serving the Lord in both capacitities today.






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