Tim Bayly

Pastor of Trinity Reformed Church since 1996, Tim and Mary Lee have five children and lots of grandchildren. Tim's books include "Daddy Tried," The Grace of Shame," "Church Reformed," and "Elders Reformed." Tim spent ten years in the PC(USA) and twenty in the PCA. He's now a member of Evangel Presbytery.

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New Geneva Academy: training worship and music pastors

John Calvin and his Company of Pastors in and surrounding Geneva five centuries ago were long engaged in fighting a number of different worship wars.1 Much like today, the leading men of their parishes put constant pressure on Calvin and his fellow pastors to keep... read more

Checkin’ in

Sound of Sanity checks in.

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Announcing our 2021 Shepherds Conference: The Good Soldier

We invite you to register now to attend our upcoming shepherds conference, “The Good Soldier,” Wednesday and Thursday, October 6-7, 2021. The conference will be held here at Trinity Reformed Church, Bloomington, Indiana, and is for all church officers and... read more

Gospel Blimp’s Joe Bayly on humor and satire

To Score the Point… When Joe Bayly’s satirical novel, The Gospel Blimp, was published during the late sixties he expected a lot of criticism from the Christian community. Instead, most people responded positively. “I personally think,” says... read more

The past pain principle

Sound of Sanity premiers … the past pain principle?

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Reaping the sexual whirlwind, Part 3

The final part of our discussion with Pastor Tim Bayly on effeminacy.

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Vegetarians, vegans, and the body and blood of Jesus

There are some women and men who don’t eat meat solely because of a dietary restriction based on health needs, but such people are exceedingly rare. When we lived in Boulder, it was unusual for anyone to invite a fellow believer into their home. More commonly we... read more

Reaping the sexual whirlwind, Part 2

What is it effeminacy, do you suffer from it, and are you a Christian if you do? These are just some of the questions Sound of Sanity examines with Pastor Tim Bayly in this episode.   Support us here! Subscribe here! Download the episode at a separate link... read more

I’ve converted to Roman Catholicism

Hear the word of the LORD, you who tremble at His word: “Your brothers who hate you, who exclude you for My name’s sake, have said, ‘Let the LORD be glorified, that we may see your joy.’ “But they will be put to shame.” (Isaiah 66:5) For some... read more

Elders in an egalitarian world

NOTE from TB: Here’s an excerpt from Elders Reformed. Get a copy and read it. Buy copies for your elders and meet to discuss the chapters. I promise it will be a great help to you, them, and the flock. I’m in the middle of recording the book and we hope to... read more

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