Pastor. Author. Speaker.

“O God, from my youth you have taught me, and I still proclaim your wondrous deeds. So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come."
Psalm 71:17-18


Timothy M. Shorey

As is clear from my site name and cover text, I am well-aware that I am nowhere near young anymore. But though I am in my 60s, I believe God wants me to keep serving my local church faithfully while simultaneously sharing with others what he has taught me over the first six decades of my life…

Books by Timothy M. Shorey

Respect the Image

An ABC Prayer to Jesus

30/30 Hindsight


Tim aims to make every truth transformative and every story connect to the truth.

– Jeffrey S. Black


A focused and helpful plea for greater listening and learning in all our relationships.

– Ruth Naomi Floyd


Expertly crafted, this rich biblical treatment of relational and racial unity is a blessing.

– Diane Hunt

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His Way with Words

Humility on the Opinion Front

Humility on the Opinion Front

-I have read the Bible from one end to the other at least 30 times. -I have studied the Bible deeply for 45 years. -I have researched it from cover to cover on numerous hard issues. -I have done word studies, followed grammar, and examined context. -I have read a few...

O My Aching Heart

O My Aching Heart

As I sit in my living room chair this morning, and await with prayerful dread the impending verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and—whatever the verdict—its inevitable effects upon the hearts, in the pews, and on the streets of our land, my heart aches. I ache because...

Where’s My Spark?

Where’s My Spark?

I’ve Got My Hands Full I’m not sure what this post is. Is it an insightful piece to help people, or a cop out for not doing more, or just a verbal selfie to let people know where I’m at right now? My back story is fairly straightforward. I’m 62. Been married for 42...

New Book Arrival!
An ABC Prayer to Jesus has been released. Check out our book page for more info, and then order yours—and your grandkids today!!
New Book Arrival: An ABC Prayer to Jesus