Our CEO and President

Dr. Jared Nelms

Dr. Jared Nelms serves as the President and CEO at The Timothy Initiative. Jared is passionate about serving, equipping, and partnering with indigenous leaders across the globe with the overarching aim of getting the Gospel to every people and place. 

He is equally committed to nurturing Kingdom collaboration, resulting in a healthy church in every village, everywhere. Jared’s ultimate desire is to walk closely with Jesus and lead others to do the same.

Meet the Board

David Nelms


Jared Nelms

President & CEO

Dale Hummel

Lead Pastor
Wooddale Church

Alan Poenitske

Executive Partner
Council Capital

Jonathan Falwell

Lead Pastor
Thomas Road Baptist Church

Sweetlin Manoharan

Vice President
Woodhaven Animal Clinic

Jeff Forester

Lead Pastor
Heritage Church

Malcolm Carter

Lead Pastor
Temple Baptist

Kathy Robertson

Retired Associate
City Teams

Leslie Kelly

Multi-role Homemaker

Don Kelly

Retired Software Architect