Pastor Tim was called to Clinton Christian Church February 1, 2016 as a part-time transitional pastor. After 6 months each entity (Pastor Tim and Clinton Christian Church) decided that the fit was a good one and he was hired on as full time pastor August 1, 2016.
Pastor Tim graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1996 after 7 grueling years of rigorous study and earned his General Studies degree, with the main emphasis in graphic design, computer graphics and computer animation (most people that go to college for 7 years are doctors or engineers. Not Pastor Tim).
His pastoral studies were completed in 2008 from Central Baptist Theological Seminary with an MDiv degree (Masters of Divinity).
Pastor Tim became a pastor later in life. He has had many life experiences and the rumor is that he has had approximately 150 different jobs in his lifetime (everything from managing bowling centers to running his own not for profit thrift store). These many jobs didn’t make him any smarter but gave him much experience dealing with different situations.
Pastor Tim was born and raised in Raytown, MO and still resides there with his wife Tina, whom he has been happily married to since 2002. He has two sons, Monte (wife Krissie, kids Karl, Cortez, Jackson and Emmie) and Matthew (wife Lara and daughter Isabella), and two step sons, Chris (daughter Laina (deceased)) and Jace. Pastor Tim also resides with his 3 dogs – Pepper, Doodles and Max.
In his spare time Pastor Tim enjoys working on artistic projects for the church, juggling, magic, and a little bit of ventriloquism.
Jim Kindall, Choir Director
Jim Kindall, choir director, pianist, and organist, has been a music man for a long time! A California transplant, he received his bachelor's degree in music from Ottawa University and his Masters degree at Pittsburg State University, both in Kansas. He was the middle school/ high school vocal music teacher in Parsons, Kansas for 33 years and taught 2 yrs. before that. He was also the choir director for the First Presbyterian Church in Parsons. Jim believes everyone can sing and makes it an enjoyable experience for those involved at Clinton Christian Church.
Cassie Grotz, Administrative Assistant
(Cassie with her husband Scott)