As Family Coach, speaker, author and President of Life Skills for American Families, Timothy Smith is passionate about encouraging people to discover and apply effective life skills. He is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology, Biola University with twenty-three years of youth and family ministry experience.

A Research Fellow with the George H. Gallup International Institute of Princeton; Tim’s popular book, The Seven Cries of Today’s Teens is based on exclusive data from Gallup. Recent books include: 52 Creative Family Time Experiences – Fun Ways to Bring Faith Home; Simple Solutions for Families in the Fast Lane, and the bestseller, The Danger of Raising Nice Kids. He is probably best known for his humorous and practical presentations for parents, married couples and men. In his free time, he enjoys surfing.

Tim has 2 Grandchildren. They call him Papa.