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

United Disagreement

United Disagreement

(This article was published by Servants of Grace on August 1, 2021) Let’s face it. This has been a bad couple of years for the American church. Between politics, COVID, racial differences, justice questions, views on our national history, and whether or not to wear...

Outreach and In-reach Update

Outreach and In-reach Update

A whole lot of people seemed to connect to my last post about a recent conversation with my plumber. So here's another. Today it was with a dude who was out in his front yard when I walked up to hang a church invitation and gospel tract on his doorknob. Funny how we...

Conversation with My Plumber

Conversation with My Plumber

So our plumber had to stop by to fix something in our home the other day. We'll call him “Oscar". You’ve got to understand that Oscar is the kind of guy who says what’s on his mind no matter how crudely and bluntly and dogmatically and offensively it may come out. So...

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