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Tim was born in California to Christian parents. When he was young, his parents moved to Oregon where he grew up. He was in the Navy during Vietnam as an IC Electrician, and served two Westpac tours.
Tim graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in Theatre and Speech. He then received a Masters in Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, followed by a Master of Arts in Apologetics from Biola University. He has served as a pastor for 12 years and a high school Bible teacher for 16. He has also been a truck driver, a playwright, a novelist, a telemarketer, and a house painter. He is currently working as an apologist for Ratio Christi in Seattle, Washington where he is the Chapter Director at the University of Washington and the Regional Director for the state. Tim loves to read and write, and would like to see the arts used more effectively in apologetics.
Tim has been happily married to his wife Becky for 39 years. They have three grown children.