Pittsburgh Theological Seminary employee M. Tim Browning died unexpectedly Tues., Jan. 26 at the age of 49. He joined the Seminary’s staff as head of technical services and lead cataloger in 2008.
“Tim was a dear, sweet man with a deep faith and a ready smile,” said the Rev. Dr. William J. Carl III, president and professor of homiletics.

Browning earned his bachelor’s from Barton College, M..Div. from Lexington Theological Seminary, and M.L.S. from the University of North Carolina. Over the years he worked as head of technical services in the libraries of College of Mount St. Joseph and Lexington Seminary. He served as director of the library at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. for more than 10 years and was the director of the library at Lexington Seminary.

Browning was an ordained Disciples of Christ pastor and has served several churches as pastor and at denominational offices throughout the years.
He is survived by his wife Sarah, in Lexington, Ky. and their two children.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.