Pastor. Author. Speaker. Pastoral Coach.

“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

It’s That Woeful Wonderful Time of The Year

When people ask me how I am doing I am quite likely to answer, “Thanks for asking, but what part of my life do you want to talk about—and about what part of that part would you most like to hear?” Personal well-being or personal suffering? Loved ones well or loved...

Love Biblical Theology

I love biblical theology (the study of each book of the Bible and its context within the whole Bible), which interprets God’s self-revelation through the sacred unfolding storyline of Scripture. I love how it traces God’s holy love for us in Christ from eternity past;...

Somebody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

Ten years ago I had a headache specialist who had all the empathy skills of a frozen tuna. Even worse, he rebuked me for my long-term condition. It’s no fun telling an alleged medical healer you’ve had a nonstop, two-decade-long headache (now three), been to many...

Award-Winning Children’s Book
An ABC Prayer has received award-winning attention. See book page for this and other commendations.
An ABC Prayer has received award-winning attention. See book page for this and other commendations.