TTI International Operations Director
Fregy serves as TTI’s International Ministry Director overseeing national leaders and TTI operations in the region. Prior to joining TTI, he served as National Director for Leadership Development & Training at Operation Agape, a leading church planting organization. Fregy earned a Master of Arts in Public Administration and a Master of Theology from Asian Christian Academy. He received a Doctor of Ministry from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Fregy started his teaching ministry in 1992 as Faculty at Grace Bible College & Seminary and later served as Registrar Cum Academic Dean until 2001. He loves his wife, Shiji and their daughter, Arpita.
Dr. Moses Liancuh
TTI Southeast Asia Director
Moses serves as TTI’s Southeast Asia Director. He holds a Bachelors of Theology, a Masters of Divinity, and a PhD in Ministry. He founded several ministries, including Peniel Theological Seminary, the Myanmar Discipleship and Church Planting Network, and Peniel Children’s Home, an orphanage. He is married to his wife, Sharon, and they have three children—Elizabeth, Ruth and Joseph.
TTI Indonesia Project Coordinator
Mario serves as TTI Indonesia’s Project Coordinator. He works alongside ministry leaders across the archipelago. Before joining TTI, Mario served as a social worker in one of the slums of Jakarta. He studied Economics and Commerce at Monash University and completed an M.Div at Presbyterian Theological College, Australia. Mario is joyfully married to Yanita, and they have a daughter named Kara Joy. Together they are following Jesus on an adventure wherever He leads.
TTI International Operations Director
Andre serves as International Operations Director of The Timothy Initiative. Prior to joining TTI, Andre served as a Project Manager in the construction industry. He studied Management and Marketing at Florida Atlantic University and earned a Masters Degree in Construction Management at Florida International University. Andre also serves on the Advisory Board for Joshua Blahyi Ministries, a powerful discipling ministry in Liberia. Andre and his wife Coline are eternally thankful to God for allowing them the opportunity to work with dedicated national leaders in East Africa.
Dr. David Nelms
TTI Founder & President
David serves as Founder & President of TTI. He casts vision and gives direction to TTI as they impact the world for Christ. David is a former senior pastor and had success in growing three different churches in Maryland, Iowa and Florida. He has been a trustee on the board of Luther Rice Seminary and has taught all over the world. David received a Master of Arts degree from Moody Bible Institute, a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice University and his Doctor of Ministry from Luther Rice University. David is married to his lovely wife Loretta. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.
Dr. Jared Nelms
Dr. Jared Nelms serves as CEO of The Timothy Initiative, providing direction and vision to their global church planting strategy. Jared is a vision implementation specialist with a passion for solutions that are sustainable. As an experienced missionary in both Asia and Africa, Jared highly values operating in the sweet spot between the board room and grassroots level work. Jared also oversees TTI’s development of disciple making/church planting materials.
Jared has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Florida State University, a Masters of Divinity from Liberty University, and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.
Jared is committed to serving Jesus and leading his family and others after Christ. Jared and his wife, Amber Nelms, have two children –a son, Moses, and a daughter, Grace.