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

Growing Spiritually Through Composite Imitation

Growing Spiritually Through Composite Imitation

(This article was first published by The Gospel Coalition on Aug. 12th 2021)   I recommend what I call composite imitation as a path toward personal growth and ministry blessing. It’s a path I have walked for over 45 years, though I still have a long way to go. I...

Perfect Courtesy Toward All in the Worst of Times

Perfect Courtesy Toward All in the Worst of Times

(This article was first published by Jonathan Dodson’s Gospel-Centered Discipleship on August 11, 2021)   It was among the worst of times when Paul wrote to Titus around AD 65. Ruling the world during this age was Nero, an equally corrupt successor to the...

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...

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