About Us

Pastor Tim G. Mink

Senior Pastor

  • Holly Tree Chapel (d/b/a Holly Tree Bible Church), Holly Lake Ranch, Texas
    2011 – Present
  • Ordained at Scofield Memorial Church, Dallas, in 1984; currently serving as Senior Pastor, Holly Tree Bible Church at Holly Lake Ranch, Texas.

Transitional Pastor

Served at two Texas Bible Churches, and three Southern Baptist Churches in Virginia; also served as Senior Pastor at two (yoked) Congregational Churches in Southeastern Idaho (American Falls & Rockland).

Associate or Adjunct Professor

Graduate & Undergraduate Courses Taught
Curriculum Vitae: Courses Taught
1986 – 2015 (29 years) Associate or Adjunct Professor

“I love to study the Word of God and motivate students and congregations to read, study and apply their studies to daily Christian living.”

Pastoral Code of Ethics

Tim G. Mink's Beliefs

Hope Mink's Obituary

teaching experience

Graduate & Undergraduate Courses Taught (1988 – present)

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA (2001-2006)

​Graduate and Undergraduate Courses Taught:

CLED 510 Christian Leadership
CLED 520 The Life of the Leader (new course development)
CLED 610 Team Building & Conflict Resolution
FRSM 101 New Student Orientation/Undergraduate Students
NBST 675 Corinthian Correspondence (I/II Corinthians)
NBST 677 Pastoral Epistles (I/II Timothy & Titus)
NBST 697 I/II Peter (new course development)
PACO 697 Ministry to Divorced & Remarrying Families (new course development)
THEO 201 Introduction to Theology (LU undergraduate)
THEO 630 Problems & Issues in Eschatology
THEO 650 Ethics in Christian Ministry

Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas (1994-2000)

653 Research Methods & Statistics 656 Counseling Practicum I 657 Counseling Practicum II 658 Counseling Practicum III 659 Counseling Practicum IV

LeTourneau University, Dallas Campus (1992-94)

MBA 501 Seminar in Graduate Education (MBA) PH 463 Issues in Ethics PS 493 Special Topics in Psychology: Career & Professional Development PS 323 Marriage & the Family BI 393 Old Testament History BI 293 New Testament Principles

Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho (1987-1990)

SP 101 Introduction to Speech Communication (3 sections per semester)

Mid-South Bible College (now Crichton College), Memphis, Tennessee (1986-1987) (also served as VP of Student Affairs)

PS 410 The Psychology of Learning & Memory BT 121 Major Bible Themes (Biblical Theology)

Dallas Bible College, Lindale, Texas campus (1985-1986) (also served as Director of Christian Service)

CO 213 Introduction to Speech BI 212 The Book of Romans BI 143 Basics of Bible Study Methods

Associate Professor, Liberty University | January 2001 – January 2006 (5 years 1 month)

Taught Leadership, Bible and Theology graduate courses; developed the graduate seminary online program, growing it from 500 to 3200 students, including the hiring and supervision of 8 full time professors and support staff; served on campus committees, including Faculty Senate.

Adjunct Professor, Dallas Theological Seminary | August 1992 – May 2000 (7 years 10 months)

Taught Research & Statistics, and all 4 levels of Biblical Counseling Practicum; mentored and supervised graduate counseling students.

Adjunct Professor, Dallas Theological Seminary | August 1992 – May 2000 (7 years 10 months)

Taught Research & Statistics, and all 4 levels of Biblical Counseling Practicum; mentored and supervised graduate counseling students.

Adjunct Professor of Speech Communication at Idaho State University

While serving as Senior Pastor of two East Idaho Congregational Churches (300 & 75 members)



New Testament Greek

University of North Texas

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
    1984 – 1987
    Dissertation: The Life of John F. Walvoord at Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Administrative Internship: Completed on campus at Dallas Theological Seminary, writing and developing the position of Dean of Women, meeting with Mrs. John F. Walvoord, Mrs. Richard Seume, and Mrs. Howard Hendricks, as well as the woman who became the first Dean of Women at DTS.
  • Activities and Societies: Worked full time as an owner and manager of my own home remodeling company, with 3 full time employees.

Dallas Theological Seminary

ThM, Theology & Christian Education
1977 – 1981

  • Internships: 1) Youth Internship with Young Life Clubs at South Garland High School; 2) Pastoral Internship with Fellowship Bible Church of Park Cities as youth director; 3) Counseling Internship on campus at Dallas Theological Seminary, working with walk-in Lay Institute students.
  • Served on the Deacon Board at Scofield Memorial Church, and served as a director for their Junior High Ministry; also was ordained at Scofield Memorial Church in 1984.
  • Activities and Societies: Completed the ThM while owned and managed home remodeling business with three full time employees; remodeling homes and offices throughout the North Dallas & Highland Park areas.

Multnomah Bible College

Graduate Degree in Bible, Biblical Studies
1973 – 1974

  • While working at MSB, I put my wife Hope (now deceased) through her Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education; I also had an early morning radio program on campus at Mt. Hood Community College, while taking non-degree courses in radio broadcasting.
  • Activities and Societies: While a student, and for the next two years, I served as Athletic Assistant, managing the campus gymnasium and athletic events; also supervised set-up and cleanup crews, and weekend recreational activities.

Boise State University

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Interpersonal Communication
1969 – 1973

  • Mentored by Tom Starr, Senior Pastor at Cole Community Church, Boise, who served as a staff member with Campus Crusade for Christ.
  • Activities and Societies: Elected to a student body office as a judge on the BSU Judicial Committee; active in Campus Crusade for Christ as a student leader; taught Junior High Sunday School classes at First Baptist Church, downtown Boise.