Born in Gary Indiana. Pastor Tim moved to Los Angeles CA at the age of 1 month. He spent his childhood in the LA area until a break-up of the family sent him to various orphanages and finally to Father Flanagan’s Boys Town in Omaha Nebraska. He Graduated from high school and immediately entered the United States Marine Corps being honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1976.
He entered the Los Angeles police academy in 1977 and served as a police officer until feeling the call to ministry. In 1985 he was licensed and eventually ordained as a minister in The Church of God Anderson IN.
Pastor Tim has served as a senior pastor in Yucaipa CA., Bell Gardens, CA., Ontario CA., and Oceanside CA over the last 30 years, serving the Oceanside Congregation for 16 years prior to retiring in 2012.
Upon retiring he and his wife Carol moved to Michigan where he ended up serving as pastor of a small church in West Branch MI., before deciding to move back to CA. in 2014.
After being semi retired for a few years, Pastor Tim returned to pastor his former congregation in Oceanside where he is presently serving as senior pastor once again and loving it.
Pastor Tim is married to his wife Carol and has three children, and 5 grandchildren, with a great grand-child soon to be arriving.