Dr. Tim Tremaine was born in Ft. Worth, Texas but grew up around the country as a pastor's kid. Tim received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and History and a Master of Arts degree in Religion from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. He earned a Doctor of Theology degree from Franklin (TN) Bible College. In his college days, Tim was a radio DJ, newscaster, and sang bass with a gospel quartet. His police career began in 1985 with the Arlington (TX) Police Department. Tim holds a Master Peace Officer certification. With APD, Tim served as a patrol officer, administrative assistant to the Deputy Chief of Patrol, and hit and run investigator. After retiring from APD, he joined the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office in Ft. Worth as a deputy sheriff. In 2014 Tim was promoted to sergeant and retired from law enforcement in 2022 after 34 years of service. For years, Tim was a liaison with Arlington Christian Ministries and coordinated the Arlington observance of the National Day of Prayer. Over the years he has served as minister of music, interim pastor, associate pastor, Bible teacher, and minister of prayer. Tim is actively involved in men's ministries. Tim received certification in Church Consultation, Christian Ministry, and Small Church Consultation through Church Answers University. Tim has two adult sons, daughters-in-law. and grandchildren living in Tennessee. Tim and Dottie reside in Franklin, Tennessee where they are active in making disciple-making disciples.

My new book Victory Through Surrender came out of my personal struggle to understand how to live a life surrendered to the Lord Jesus Christ. I share a little of my story and the resources God gave me to answer the question, "How does this work?"

Tim Tremaine