Tim holds an M. Div. from United Theological Seminary and an M.A. (ABD) from the Graduate Program in Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University. He teaches at a college in Indianapolis. His field of research is the use of images and language drawn from disabilities in religious practice.
Tim is the webmaster of the United Methodist Association of Ministers with Disabilities and the United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries. He sits on the Indiana Conference committee on Disability Concerns. He is a member of St. Luke's UMC in Indianapolis, and has been a resident theologian at Preston Hollow United Methodist Church in Dallas.