Pastor Timothy Sturrup was born on July 29, 1959 in Manhattan, NY. He is the second of four children born to Arnold and Edith Sturrup who are Bahamian natives.
Timothy was reared in New York City school system where he graduated from Aviation High in Queens New York in 1976. Timothy also attended two semesters at the Academy of Aeronautics in Queens New York.
From 1975-1981 Timothy begin working as a volunteer at Greater Refuge Temple in Harlem New York, where the late Apostle William L. Bonner was the Pastor, as a helper in the Broadcast Recording Ministry under the instruction of Van Jay and later became a Broadcast Recording Engineer for the live church service.
Then the Call of Duty came in 1981 and Timothy enlisted in the US Navy
advancing to the rank of E5, 2nd class Petty Officer Electronic Technician, and in 1989 received an honorable discharge.
In that same year Timothy went to work in Newark New Jersey for Positive Proof Ministry where Apostle Frank Garris served as pastor. Timothy served as their broadcast engineer for the next three years where he met and married his bride Cassandra Moore.
In April of 2000 Timothy and Cassandra joined Greater Shiloh Church in Easton, Pennsylvania under the leadership of Pastor Fred and Juanita Davis where he served for six years as Multi Media, Director and four years as a Minister until ordained in 2008 as Pastor of Greater Shiloh Church North Campus in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, under the
leadership of Senior Pastor Philip Davis.
Pastor Tim served as the Greater Shiloh North Campus Pastor from September 2009 until May 24, 2015.
The Lord called Pastor Tim to a new assignment, where he transitioned from Greater Shiloh Church to the founding of Divine Direction Deliverance Ministries. Where the percept is "This is God's house, God's people and God's work".
Pastor Tim has a heart to serve God and God's people. His passion is sharing God's word and truth, following God's instructions, and leading God's people into deliverance for their divine purpose and destiny.