As a high-schooler, Timothy Roth was at a loss as to where his studies would lead him. He toyed with math and architecture, as well as becoming a chiropractor.
It was in his second semester of college that the fog lifted when he attended a retreat of his Christian fraternity. From that point forward he had no doubt pastoring a church was his future. To realize his conviction, Roth enrolled at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, where he grew up in a suburb.
Seminary included studying Greek and Hebrew so he could have a better working knowledge of the Bible from its original text. I had Spanish in high school and college, and that helped with Greek, he said. Technology also gave him a helping hand.
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