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tim miner: then & now

As a young man Tim Miner grew up in his grandfather's church in Dell City, OK.  Tim's father was also a pastor and evangelist, but passed away when Tim was just 2 years old. During his adolescence Tim traveled and sang with his mother and sisters.


"In 1990 Stevie Wonder discovered Tim at a Hollywood Showcase. Recently, Tim wrote and produced the 1st Track "Only Thing I Ever Get For Christmas" on Justin Bieber's Christmas Album"

At 16, Tim signed a contract with Sparrow Records.  He recorded 2 albums with them: a self-titled release (1982) and "I Know You Think You Know" (1985).  Tim also served as worship leader for Victory Outreach in Santa Ana, CA. under Dr. Sonny Argonzoni at this time.

1985-Tim was asked to be the Artist in Residence for Church on the Rock in Rockwall, TX under Dr. Larry Lea (author of the #1 best-selling book, "Could You Not Tarry One Hour").

19871988-Tim signed a co-venture deal with Frontline Records and began developing his own artists for that label.  Tim also released his third project, "A True Story," with Frontline.

1989-Tim signed a major distribution deal with Word Records and produced artists such as Kim Boyce and BeBe and CeCe Winans, among many others.

1990-Stevie Wonder discovered Tim at a Hollywood Showcase.  Tim signed a global artist, publishing and production deal with Motown Records, becoming one of the first Caucasians to sign with them. Tim moved to Los Angeles, where he led worship and helped evangelist Tim Storey birth a Bible study out of actress Dianne Cannon's home.  In under a year the Bible study (starting with only 13 members) moved to Hollywood and grew to over 1,000 members.

A1994-Tim became Pastor of Worship at the West Coast Worship Center in San Diego, CA., founded by Dr. Jerry Barnard. In late 1994...Tim signed a co-venture deal with Quincy Jones.

1999-Tim became Worship Arts Director at Bishop Clarence McClendon's Church of the Harvest International.

2003-present-Tim attends Time in Destiny Church in Los Angeles, where he serves as the praise and worship leader under the pasturage of Gary Zamora. 

Most recently, Tim wrote and produced the 1st Track "Only Thing I Ever Get For Christmas" on Justin Bieber's Christmas Album, Under The Mistletoe, released November 1st, 2011.  Presently, you will find Tim behind the camera in the Director's Chair directing TV Pilots, Feature Films and Music Videos.  2010-January 29th marked the Warner Brothers release of "Preacher's Kid" with music written and composed by Tim.  2008-Tim signed a worldwide music and DVD distribution deal with Universal Music Group.  Tim continues to score film and television as well as produce and write for some of the biggest recording artists on the planet. 

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