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Worship Pastor

Phone: (870) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: t***@***.com
Pine Bluff First Assembly
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603
United States

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  • B.A. degree
    Marshall University
  • Doctor of Ministry degree
    United Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity degree
    Candler School of Theology at Emory University
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Tim ..., 25 April 2014 [cached]
Tim Bias
Worship Pastor
Pastor Tim Bias represents the best possible mix of quality formal training, natural musical gifting, beneficial experience, and amazing accomplishments. A gifted musician and vocalist whose resume reads like the introduction for a professional musician's lifetime achievement award, Pastor Tim believes that music "is simply a divinely created vehicle to usher" worshipers "into God's presence," and he certainly encourages that kind of encounter with God. Not only does he possess all of the skills to lead worshipers to a new level of intimacy with God through music and anointed lyrics but also the humility to lead worshipers to focus on God - rather than a platform performance.
Since receiving his Bachelor of Education degree (with a double major in voice and classical guitar) from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, Pastor Tim has spent a total of twenty-nine years in full-time music ministry (previously serving in Hot Springs, Arkansas; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Lehigh, Florida). Far beyond what education can facilitate, his remarkable talents and diverse experiences have uniquely prepared him to minister effectively across generational and cultural lines in a variety of styles and formats.
Not only is his cumulative experience extremely rich in diversity but also his personal zeal motivates him to serve the kingdom of God by "equipping others" to excel in music ministry. In fact, Pastor Tim is a phenomenal motivator and teacher - gifted in teaching voice, guitar, and bass guitar; effective in developing and growing choirs (tripling the choir in his former music pastorate), ensembles, praise teams, and orchestras (including experience in public schools); and experienced in directing choirs and bands, as well as musicals and dramas for all age groups. He even started a music school with an enrollment of fifty-five students.
Furthermore, he composes, arranges, and scores music (sometimes in collaboration with his wife, Leonna), has served as a clinician for music conferences and training seminars, has been instrumental in hosting live recording concerts with Hosanna Integrity artists, and has been a contributing writer for Brentwood-Benson (Nashville, TN).
Pastor Tim's wife, Leonna, is both his "best friend" and his partner in ministry. She is a gifted vocalist and keyboardist, who began playing in church when she was only five.
Red Bird Missionary Conference ~ Welcome, 19 Oct 2014 [cached]
Timothy L. Bias
Timothy L. Bias,
Leadership Team | GBOD | Equipping World-Changing Disciples, 12 May 2014 [cached]
Dr. Tim Bias | Charles Carnahan |
Rev. Dr. Tim Bias
Bias has served the denomination in three Annual Conferences - West Virginia, Illinois Great Rivers and West Ohio - and was GBOD's director of proclamation evangelism from 1995-1999, where he was instrumental in convening the Large Church Initiative. He also served the general church as a member of the Board of Directors for The General Board of Global Ministries from 2004-2012. His ministry has been rural and urban and led him to Russia, West Africa and Appalachia.
A local church pastor for 36 years, Dr. Bias is the author of numerous books and articles about faith and the church.
Since 2010, Bias has been director of the Appalachian Local Pastors School, a ministry of Red Bird Missionary Conference in southeastern Kentucky that offers training for local pastors from 18 annual conferences in Appalachia. He has taught preaching, pastoral care, evangelism and theology at the school since it opened in 1991.
Bias is a graduate of Marshall University and received his Master of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 1980 and his Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in 1991. He was ordained as an Elder in 1981.
Bias and his wife, Kim, reside in Franklin, Tennessee, and have two adult children and three granddaughters.
Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church - Staff, 12 Aug 2010 [cached]
Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Bias Senior Pastor
Executive Secretary to Rev. Bias
Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church - Pastors, 30 June 2010 [cached]
Rev. Tim Bias
Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Bias, Senior Pastor
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