Tim Sheppard is a Worship Pastor and Artist in Residence at Gateway. He has been in full-time music ministry his entire adult life. At the age of 21, Tim signed his first recording and publishing contract with a major Christian label and began to tour solo as a contemporary Christian singer/songwriter and also as part of Holm-Sheppard-Johnson (with friends Dallas Holm and Phil Johnson). Many of Tim’s songs have been recorded by major artists, including “I Am Determined,” “Before the Rocks Cry Out,” “He Will Carry You,” “Inside My Room,” “Me and My House,” “The Serf and the King” and “I Hear the Lord Passing By.” His passions are leading worship, writing and recording worship music and mentoring emerging worship artists, songwriters and producers. Tim also continues to travel throughout the U.S. and other parts of the world leading worship and equipping the church in worship.