Tim completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University, in Bloomington, IN, and received a B.S. in Public Administration. He served for a period of six years in managerial and director level positions with Young Life in Colorado and West Virginia areas. It was during those years that Tim heeded God’s call in his life and began attending Fuller Theological Seminary, working towards his Master's in Divinity.
Tim served as Youth Director at First Presbyterian Church from 1990 until 1998 when he resigned his position to pursue an opportunity in sales, but in 2002, his heart led him back to First Pres where he now serves as Pastoral Associate. He is completing his Master's in Divinity through continued studies at Reformed Theological Seminary, Boca Raton, FL.
Tim and his wife, Joni, have four grown sons: Gabe, Jesse, Graham, and Taylor (Leah) and in 2009 they adopted three young siblings from Ethiopia: Behailu, Mita and Endale.