was raised in Hightstown and Toms River, NJ, where the religious atmosphere in the home was practicing
Roman Catholic. From the ages of fifteen to twenty three years old Tim attended the United Methodist Church and
the Catholic Church. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at the age of 22 during his senior year of college.
At about the same time, his parents divorced. He played drums for two years in a Christian band named HIS and in
the college jazz band. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology in 1982 from Lebanon
Valley College in Annville, PA.
After graduation from college, Pastor Tim moved to Clifton, NJ. There he worked in Wayne, NJ
for the Boy Scouts of America as a District Executive. He began attending Bethany Church of the Assemblies of God at the
invitation of his boss. He began playing drums on the worship team and was ushered quickly into Pentecost
through the worship experience. He was baptized in the Holy Spirit at a church family camp in 1984. For
about a year during this time he played drums for the Christian band, The Living Sacrifice Band.
While attending Bethany Church, he met his wife Donna. They were married on March 24, 1984.
They sensed the call of God to full-time ministry and, eight months after they were married, they went to the
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, MO for training and equipping. In 1987 Tim received his
Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Counseling.
Before Pastor Tim and Donna moved to Springfield, MO, Donna worked as an executive secretary in Northern New
Jersey. While in Springfield, she served as a secretary for Brenton Osgood in the Speed the Light Department at the
Assemblies of God Headquarters. At Messiah College, she worked as a secretary for the Personnel Department and took
time off to become a mother. At Valley Forge Christian College, she worked as a secretary for the student guidance
office and as the co-manager of the College Store. While in Philadelphia, she worked as a secretary in the physical
therapy department of Inglis House, a wheelchair community. She recently served for three years as the administrative
assistant to the headmaster at Somerset Christian Academy. She is a wonderful (more than full-time) wife and mother.
Pastor Tim and Donna have been happily married for 29 years. They have two wonderful sons, Nathan age 23 and Joshua age 18.
After seminary, Pastor Tim served for six years as a residence director and counselor at Messiah College in Grantham, PA.
As a counselor, he met with individual clients, facilitated growth groups and a support groups for students with divorced
parents and conducted stress prevention seminars. He also taught Group Dynamics, Introduction to Psychology, and
Introduction to Bible Study as an adjunct instructor. During the last year at Messiah College, he also served as a
counselor at Christian Services Counseling Center in Carlisle, PA and as the Youth Pastor at Pentecostal Assembly of
God in Mechanicsburg, PA.
From August of 1993 until May of 1998, he served as the Executive Director of Student Development at
Valley Forge Christian College, as well as being the supervisor for the departments of Athletics,
Counseling Services, Health Services, Residence Life, Security, and Student Ministries/Career Planning and Placement.
He also oversaw the Student Government Association, the student discipline process and the organization of the daily
From July of 1998 until June of 2004, he served as the School Administrator at Calvary Temple Christian Academy and
the Assistant Pastor at Calvary Temple Church. He facilitated all areas of operation of the school and the physical
plant for the Church and the school, and was also one of the founding members of the Philadelphia Association of
Since June of 2004,
He has served the Body of Christ at New Horizon Christian Fellowship, performing pastoral duties, such as preaching
the Word of God, being involved in the music ministry, as well as counseling singles, premarital and married couples.
He is also involved in community affairs programs such as the Youth Services and Cultural and Arts comissions in the township of Hillsborough, NJ