Humble, Explosive, and Anointed are the voiced words frequently used to portray Pastor Timothy Sharod Starks also known as Pastah. A 3rd generational preacher, Pastah is the youngest son to Pastor Willie R Starks and Evangelist Charlotte Starks from Decatur, Georgia. Being raised the majority of his life living next door to the church Pastah has been n ministry over 10 years and leads a vision that is relevant for the 21st century marketplace.

He is married to his best friend the other half of his ministry whom he calls his song-bird the beautiful former Charlene Rose Harvey who is an Gospel Recording Artist with Virtuous Standard. Together they operate in ministry as one of Atlanta’s strongest and influential power couples.

Although Pastah has achieved and attained many great accomplishments, it is notable that he has a Military Diploma and a G.E.D. He has received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from Beulah Heights University, a Masters of Arts in Leadership and he is now a graduate for the Masters of Divinity Program in May 2016.

In December 2012, he became the Pastor of The Mount Nebo Church in Pike County, Georgia. Since his tenure there, Mt. Nebo has become a place of transformation and growth to the entire county. By demand Pastah has led the church into full-time services every Sunday after 3 months of Pastoring and God has greatly added to the membership of the church in every way.  Within the first 6 months and on the church has become one of the most innovative churches in South Georgia.

Pastah is characterized as an old man in a young man’s body and gifted in closing the gap in generations while aligning tradition and transformation. His sermonic style carries sound doctrinal substance, present-day messages, and stories that reel in the congregation while preserving the inventive art of sacred preaching and celebration.

Pastah served his time in ministry building music ministries, ministerial staffs, media ministries in the Body of Christ and ministering at nursing homes. In addition to pastoring, he is proclaimed to have a voice for the next generation and is a sought-after motivational and leadership orator.

Generally in his life and ministry, Pastor Starks has exemplified an essence of leadership above his age and accomplishments. Distinguished as a gentleman, he is a husband, caretaker, community leader, humanitarian, teacher, and pastor. Pastor Starks is a member of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International under the leadership of the International Presiding Bishop Joseph Walker III.