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Are, Thomas L.

THOMAS L. ARE (b. 1932) was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Westminster Choir College and Columbia Theological Seminary before receiving his D.Min. from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He served pastorates in Mississippi and Alabama and finished his pastoral career as Senior Pastor of Shallowford Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The author of a half dozen books, his PLEASE DON'T ASK ME TO SING IN THE CHOIR! (Code No. 905) contains sixty devotionals and short prayers for use at choir rehearsals. It has been a best selling book for Hope since it was first published in 1985. Pastor Are lives in retirement in Orange Park, Florida.