Tim Fox is the founding and Lead Pastor for Hydrant Church in eastern North Carolina. Tim led a declining older church through a shutdown and restart in 2013. Since that time, Hydrant Church has reached hundreds of people, sent new leaders, and actively serves its community. Tim is married to Anita, and they serve Hydrant Church together while raising their busy middle school children, Noah and Sophia.
He is also on staff with the North Carolina East District of the Wesleyan Church as a leadership development coach for new pastors and a consultant for struggling churches.
In 2019, Tim founded ReThink Small Conference to empowers small church leaders to answer God’s call through training cohorts and conferences. Through Rethink Small, Tim also serves to consult with churches and train small church leaders across the United States. He recently began teaching leadership in both the religious and business world around eastern North Carolina.
His first book, Rethinking Church, released from Wesleyan Publishing House in January 2021.
He attended Trevecca Nazarene University for his undergraduate studies in religion and ministry. He also completed a Masters of Arts in Religion from TNU, and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from West Coast Bible College and Seminary.