Pastor Tim Moore was elected as Senior Pastor for First Leander November 17, 2019 and is excited about God leading and growing the church to the historical flagship status of its seventy-nine year history. With a love for people and a heart for evangelism and passion about sharing Christ with the world, he believes that every person of every race everywhere possesses full dignity and is worthy of respect, our Christian love and a chance to hear and respond to the life-changing message of the gospel. He was called to ministry from the corporate world. Born in Kermit, Texas and educated at Texas Tech University before he built a career providing political consulting to Congress and the state legislature for several major corporations and non-profit organizations. He served as a church mobilizer on Biblical immigration for World Relief. Tim has served as Congressional & Legislative Liaison to the Ethics and Religious Liberty Committee of the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention for many years and served 10 years on staff of Great Hills Baptist Church where he served as Pastor of Missions, Executive Director of Single Adults and Faith & Evangelism Coordinator. He has served the Austin Area Pastors Council with insight on local and statewide referendum issues. He left bi-vocational ministry and answered the call to full-time ministry in 2004 and was ordained in 2007. He currently serves as President and CEO of Walk Worthy Missions and is also committed to shipping Second Life Medical Equipment for disaster relief and partnering in the development of medical clinics and hospitals in low income and poverty areas around the world. He is a God called, Spirit empowered communicator of truth with a great heart to love and encourage people. His International Missions teams have seen over 16,000 documented professions of faith in their world outreach and evangelism.