Reverend Tim R. Barker is the Superintendent of the South Texas District of the Assemblies of God which is headquartered in Houston, Texas
He is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Ministries /Biblical Studies, with a minor in music. He also received a Master of Arts in Practical Theology from SAGU and received his Doctorate of Ministry Degree from West Coast Seminary.
Reverend Barker was ordained by the Assemblies of God in 1989. He began his ministry in the South Texas District in 1984 as youth & music minister and continued his ministry as Pastor, Executive Presbyter (2006 – 2009) and Executive Secretary-Treasurer (2009 - - 2011) in the South Texas District, where he served until his election as the South Texas District Superintendent in 2011.
By virtue of his district office, Reverend Barker is a member of the District’s Executive Presbytery and the General Presbytery of the General Council of the Assemblies of God, Springfield, Missouri. He is a member of the Executive Board of Regents for Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Waxahachie, Texas and SAGU-American Indian College, Phoenix, Arizona. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Pleasant Hills Children’s Home, Fairfield, Texas, as well as numerous other boards and committees.
Reverend Barker and his wife, Jill, married in 1983, have been blessed with two daughters. Jordin and her husband, Stancle Williams, who serves as the South Texas District Youth Director. Abrielle and her husband, Nolan McLaughlin serve as Youth Ministers in Ft. Lauderdale. The Barker’s have four grandchildren, Braylen, Emory and Landon Williams and Kingston McLaughlin.
His unique style of pulpit ministry and musical background challenges the body of Christ, with an appeal that reaches the generations.