A native of the southern Appalachians, Rev. Dr. Timothy S. Moore, grew up in Cullowhee, a small college town in western North Carolina. He joined Young Harris College in 2009 as the Campus Minister and Director of the Office of Religious Life.
Rev. Dr. Moore has an undergraduate degree in religion and philosophy from Greensboro College, a master of divinity degree from Duke University, a doctorate from Hood Theological Seminary and engaged in additional postgraduate studies at the University of St. Andrews. Rev. Dr. Moore 's primary area of research is in the area of human sexuality and Christian ethics. He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, a member of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference and has served local congregations in North Carolina and England and campus ministries at both Duke University and Western Carolina University. Rev. Dr. Moore and his wife, Reverend Amy Spivey, have a daughter and live in Hayesville, North Carolina.