About Tim

Tim Graves
An ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Tim strives to share God's extravagant love for all--no matter what & without strings.

Seeking to follow the lure of the Spirit, Tim writes about what it means to be a follower of Jesus in an era where Christianity has come to be associated with hatred and political wedge issues. "Heinous things have been said & done (& still are) in the name of the One who breathed in the Divine," notes Tim, "but Jesus shows us that God loves extravagantly."

Following the teachings and life of Jesus is about inclusion not exclusion. It is about compassion, grace, and admitting no one has all the answers. It is about responding lovingly to the best of our human ability. It is about people not institutions. It is about social justice. It is about caring for creation. It is about being who we were each created to be.

A bi-vocational minister, Tim is also an early childhood educator. He will often be found in the company of children.

Tim writes from his current home in Mosier, Oregon (just outside Portland in the Columbia River Gorge).

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