Bishop Tim Beard


Bishop Timothy R. Beard is the Senior Pastor of Higher Heights Ministry Center in Danville, Virginia. He has more than 30 years of experience imparting biblical principles on personal and prosperity growth. Under his leadership Higher Heights Ministry Center has started many support ministries which include: Men and Women’s Fellowship, After School Program, Community Outreach, Mentorship, and more to come. His passionate, practical and often humorous presentation of the word of God touches believers and impacts even the unchurched.In July 2017 he started an online Sunday Morning Devotion where he gives inspirational, uplifting, and encouraging messages to people on a weekly basis.   

Though his pastorate demands much of his time, he still believes in engaging and maintaining healthy and strong ties with other leaders in the community. Signs, wonders, miracles of healing, deliverance, and financial prosperity follow the word that pours out of this humble man of God. His teaching series on “sowing and reaping” is just one of the teachings that have blessed and helped increase the faith level of people from all walks of life.

Bishop Beard holds two Associate degrees in Business Management and Marketing, which he uses to empower and educate the people of God to be successful in the future. He also graduated from Averett University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a concentration in Leadership.

For over years Bishop Beard has worked in the musical arena as a Choir Director and has assisted on numerous recordings.  He has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years as a music instructor with Gospel Plus Music.  His motto is “Focus on where you are going, not where you’ve been”. 

Bishop Beard resides in Danville, VA with his wife Yolanda. They have one son Terrill, two daughters, Kendra and Keona, and one grandson, Carter.

While he continues to move forward in his calling he definitely believes in motivating the people of God to achieve their dreams and goals while on earth as they are preparing for heaven as well.