Tyler began working at Grace in 2005. As a Kansas University student, . During Tyler’s college years, he was a founding member of the Christian acoustic/rock band “the pool boys," began an all-campus worship service called Open Swim, and married his wife, Lindsay. After pursuing music in Nashville for four years, they returned to Lawrence to work with the Youth of Grace. Tyler also directs the music ministry at Grace and is currently pursuing a degree at Reformed Theological Seminary. Tyler and Lindsay have four children.