Vision & Mission

No One Underground reaches our world for JESUS by using the arts as weapons to battle darkness by communicating TRUTH multidimensionally and to inspire and disciple followers of HIM. 

Eric Samuel Timm

Orator. Author. Artist.


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Orator, Author and Artist Eric Samuel Timm captivates his audiences with his unique teaching and preaching style. His ability as communictor is only enhanced by unforgettable live art performances. Eric's gift to create or catapult vision brings the key moments to reality for the audience. These moments are captured in profound yet simple and multidimensional presentation of God’s word.

Eric has released his first book called Static Jedi, available where books are sold, and the next releases are in the works. Eric is currently working beyond to a Masters of Divinity at Bethel University towards a Doctoral Degree in Ministry. He serves his local church as a Teaching Pastor and Outreach Evangelist. Eric also is Communications Lecturing Professor at North Central University.

Already speaking to over 1.5 million people Eric continues to travel throughout the  U.S. and internationally stirring up the dormant leaving audiences inspired. Eric founded No One Underground and 501c3, Painting Hope. which serves Public Schools with value based public school assembly programs across the country. Residing in Minnesota, with his wife and 3 children, Eric partners with you to expand the Kingdom. Depulso Creperum. 

What We Do


Church Services/Youth Events/Community Outreach:

Because of Eric's calling, schooling, experience and passion Eric is perfect fit for your Sunday morning services. Eric will come to your church to preach and paint for services, special services, youth services, outreaches, and special events. Also, because Eric is able to fit within a current vision or series, he fits perfectly into what God is already doing and leading in your church. While uniquely outside the box, Eric is widely accepted by traditional, non-traditional, young, old, searching and found. Be sure to ask about project 5000.




Your group will leave changed, inspired, and equipped (or another word to keep the parallel structure) with a renewed sense of purpose in Christ. Partnering with you, Eric will catapult your theme or vision for the week or weekend by using different artistic mediums to powerfully convey God’s truth. Through his interactions and teachings, Eric has the uncanny ability to take a room full of strangers and unify them into a community. Usually for extended camp nights, Eric usually requests that his family is in attendance with him pending logistics.




Keynote speaking, teaching a seminar or workshop, and presenting live art during corporate worship makes, Eric’s multi-faceted roles are a perfect fit for conferences and conventions. Eric adds a refreshing visual dynamic to your event. This visual dimension supports the message when words cannot speak loud enough. Conferences/conventions where Eric has presented includes National Youth Leaders Convention, National Methodist Youth Convention, National Evangelical Free Conference, National Christian Education Convention, National Worship Arts Conference, National Youth Ministry Conference, Group’s Simply Youth Ministry Conference, Youth Specialties Youth Ministry Conference, YC Canada in Edmonton, Manitoba and Newfoundland, National Pentecostal Assemblies of God Canada, and a long list of various State and District Denominational Conventions.



Public School Assemblies:

Painting Hope partners with public schools and principals to provide value-based public school assembly programs. Using the power of art, Eric gives each message the chance to change the lives of students. With humor, art, and powerful stories Eric stirs up what lays dormant and leaves students inspired and transformed. Programs are wide in topics and tailored for each school system's preference. Eric's most popular programs are anti-bullying campaigns called The Power of Words: Words of Life and anti-destructive behavior campaigns, The Power of Story: Share Your Story. A night event for parents and teachers in the community is usually held at a partnering school or community center. However, to respect the community involved, if they wish not to have a night event, we will always honor their request.



College Ministries/Chapels:

Eric is highly sought for College Ministry events because of the natural connection Eric has to College students. As a lecturing professor at NCU University and author of the college’s favorite book, Static Jedi, Eric is willing to speak Truth into the lives of students. Students are reminded that with God there is no box, and ministry can take new forms. Campuses whose students have been inspired by Eric include North Central University, MN; Eastern University, PA; Indiana Wesleyan University, IN; Southwest Baptist University, MO; Liberty University, WO; Anderson University, IN; Kentucky Christian, KY; William Jessup University, CA; Roberts Wesleyan, NY; Bethel, MN; Colorado Christian University, CO; Southern Nazarene University, OK; Greenville, IL; Tabor College, KS; and a long list of Campus Crusade for Christ chapters and events.




Eric is available for live art presentations and short keynote addresses for concert events and tours. Through visual live art performance, Eric adds harmonious balance to traditional public address. Eric has shared the stage and presented with an exhaustive list of today’s Christian bands. 



Festivals/Open Air Outreach:

The live art “hook” is perfect for a fickle festival crowd with an overwhelming number of options for activities and can fit in tight productions schedules. A Great "new school" form of communication when the audience wants to leave. Eric is available for seminars, workshops, live art presentations and keynote addresses. Just some of the festivals that Eric has presented on the Main Stage include: Ichthus – KY, Alive – OH, Creation Festival – PA & WA, Cornerstone – IL, Sonshine – MN, Lifest – WI, Soulfest – NH, Kingdom Bound – NY, Purple Door – PA, Lifelight – SD, Winterfest – VA, Rocking For Relief – WI, NYR – CO, HigherGround – MN, RevGen – NJ, Crossover – MO, Kingsfest-VA, Spirit Song, OH and many others.

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