The Rev. Timothy C. Geoffrion, Ph.D., D.D.

President and Teaching Minister

Tim is an ordained American Baptist Churches minister with a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and a Doctor of Divinity from Myanmar Institute of Theology (MIT). He as served as a church pastor, seminary professor, and nonprofit executive director. Currently, his work through Faith, Hope, and Love Global Ministries focuses on Christian leadership development globally. Principally, he teaches New Testament and Christian spirituality courses at MIT (Myanmar/Burma). He also routinely conducts 3-5 day workshops on Spirit-Led Leadership and Spirit-Led Living in numerous countries. He is the author of four published books, including The Spirit-Led Leader: Nine Leadership Practices and Soul Principles (Alban Institute, 2005) and Saying Yes to God: How To Keep in Step with the Spirit (Cascade Books, 2017). He is also the author of many scholarly articles, published in numerous journals.  He and his wife, Jill, live in Wayzata, MN, their home base in the U.S. when not on the mission field.


Mr. Hrang Lian Thang (Peter)

Book Translator

Peter graduated from Myanmar Institute of Theology (M.Div., 2017) and is now teaching New Testament and English full time at Chin Christian University in Chin State. His role at Faith, Hope, and Love Global Ministries is primarily to translate one of Tim’s books, The Spirit-Led Leader: Nine Leadership Practices and Principles, into Hakha Chin language.

Mrs. Claire Kellner

Administrative Assistant, USA

Claire is a former teacher who now loves being a stay-at-home mom. At Christ Presbyterian church, she serves as a community group leader and leads a small group in the Mom’s Morning community. Her passion for Christ shows through her care of others and many leadership roles. Her husband, TJ, their son Rory, and she live in Richfield, Minnesota. 

Mr. HtetPaing YeMaung

Research Assistant & Translator

HtetPaing YeMaung graduated from Myanmar Institute of Theology (M.Div., 2017) and volunteered for several months as teacher in a village mission school in northern Shan State after graduation. He now serves part-time at Faith, Hope, and Love Global Ministries, Yangon Office, providing much needed research assistance. He lives in Yangon, serves as a Church School teacher at Ywama Baptist Church, teaches at MIT as an adjunct instructor   and is preparing for further studies.