Tim was born and raised in Southern California along with six siblings. His family moved to the Portland, Oregon area at twelve and finally to Arizona in 1992. Tim graduated from Oregon State University and embarked on a 25 year bi-vocational ministry at several churches in Oregon, Washington and Arizona. In 2004, he was called into full time pastoring with a start up church in Tempe, where he served for the last sixteen years. He has been happily married to Sherry for over four decades producing four children and a dozen grandchildren. In his spare time, Tim is a hard-core baseball and photography nut.