Tim graduated from the University of Nevada in 1984 with a degree in Finance but continued to serve as a lay leader in his home church, Las Vegas Bible Church. Several years later he moved to Sun Valley, California to begin his study at The Master’s Seminary. During this time at the seminary and Grace Community Church, Tim served as a Deacon, an Awana Commander and did some teaching as an adjunct professor at The Master’s Seminary. After completing his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology in 1996, he was called to be senior pastor for 10 years in Torrance, California at Anza Avenue Baptist Church. Since that time Tim has continued to serve as an adjunct professor at Irpin Biblical Seminary (Kiev, Ukraine) and has also taught at the seminary and institute levels in Russia, Mexico, Germany and the U.S. In 2006 he moved with his wife of twenty-five years, Karen, and his six children to Colorado to begin the Front Range Bible Institute in Colorado Springs while pursuing his doctoral studies at Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. Tim was called to a pastoral ministry as the senior pastor at Mesa Hills Bible Church in April of 2011.