Pastor Tim and Karen came to Philadelphia Wesleyan in 2016. Pastor Tim was born in Chattanooga TN and is the son of a pastor. He has served three   churches in a fulltime capacity: Christ Community Church in Winter Haven FL as Adult Ministries Pastor, Prospect United Methodist Church in Covington GA   as Children's Pastor, and Fairview Wesleyan Church in Cottondale AL as the Pastor. He is a 1985 graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL and is an Ordained Minister in the Wesleyan Church. 

Karen grew up in Powder Springs, GA and is a 2007 graduate of the Biblical Studies program of Victory World Ministry Training Center in Norcross, GA. She also holds professional licenses in Aesthetics in Florida and Georgia. Her professional career throughout their marriage has centered around volunteerism. She has offered her time to private and public schools, homeless shelters, migrant farmworkers agencies, hospitals, and churches. She is quite compassionate and assists the Pastor at the church and in home, community, and hospital visits.They were married in 1994.