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Tim Kimmel    

President & CEO of Family Matters, a Non-Profit Family Ministry; Award-Winning Author

Dr. Tim Kimmel is one of America's top advocates speaking for the family today. He is the President and CEO of Family Matters, whose goal is to equip families for every age and stage of life. Tim and Family Matters conduct the Raising Truly Great Kids conference across the country, giving parents advise on the unique pressures that confront them today. Over the past three decades, Tim has spoken to millions of people throughout the country. He has spoken for Promise Keepers, Focus on the Family's Life on the Edge Tour, and he and his wife, Darcy, are speakers for FamilyLife Ministry's Weekend To Remember conferences.

In addition to speaking, he has authored several books including best seller Little House On The Freeway and award winning Grace Based Parenting. All together, there are more than 800,000 copies of Dr. Kimmel's books equipping men, parents and couples across the globe, including single parents and blended families. He has also developed small group video studies such as the Grace Based Parenting Video Series, Grandparenthood, The Hurried Family, and Basic Training For A Few Good Men.

Along with speaking, writing and hosting the Family Matters Minute radio program, Tim has also been a featured guest on radio and television programs such as Dr. James Dobson's "Focus on the Family", "The 700 Club", Moody Broadcasting's "Prime Time" and "Midday Connection", "FamilyLife Today", "The Art of Family Living", Fox News, and was the television voice for Promise Keepers "Stand in the Gap" sacred assembly of men, October 4, 1997.

One of six children, Tim learned early in life the importance of family unity. He was married to Darcy, his high school sweetheart in 1972. They honeymooned at Dallas Theological Seminary where Tim earned his Masters of Theology, then moved to Phoenix where he ultimately founded Family Matters in 1982. Tim earned his Doctorate from Western Seminary in 1995 and is continually learning and applying his knowledge to help families. Tim and Darcy have four children (three married) and an increasing amount of grandchildren.


Connecting Church & Home: A Grace-Based Partnership by Tim ...

Tim Kimmel gives a comprehensive strategy to churches for family ministry as well as a plan for parents seeking to pass their faith to the next generation.

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