Tom Mathew


Tom, born and raised in Philadelphia, has always called the city “home.” He received an Information Technology & Sciences degree from Penn State University and worked in the IT industry for 10 years before transitioning to creative direction for a local non profit. He and his wife, Blessy, also a Philly native, married in 2012 and now live in the Willow Grove/Huntingdon Valley area with their son, Esher. Outside of his 9 to 5, Tom enjoys writing, graphic design, home improvement projects and quality time with family and friends. Tom and Blessy joined Citylight shortly before getting married and have been committed to the community ever since. Tom serves Citylight by leading our Communication Team.


In a world that is fractured and where it’s hard at times to feel the joy of Advent, Isaiah encourages us to be a people who anticipate, proclaim, and display good news.


Isaiah 52:7-12

The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction & Commentary

Isaiah: God Saves Sinners (Preaching the Word) 

ESV Study Bible

Remove your resistance toward loving God and loving your neighbor.


Amidst the many blessings we have to be thankful for, the greatest is that we get relationship with God through Jesus.


Luke 6:20-23

Matthew 5:1-11

Desiring God – The Beatitudes Series