Tim is a long time United Methodist, having been baptized and confirmed in the denomination. After graduating with a Bachelor of Art from The Ohio State University, Tim went on to receive a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. He served in youth ministry for almost six years before starting as the pastor of Bluffton First UMC.
Tim and his wife, Ashlie, have been married for over five years and have three daughters, Emma, Kayla, and Leah. Tim is also currently serving as a Chaplain in the Army Reserve.