President and Sister Eyring

Tim Rarick

Home and Family Faculty

For the past 7 years, Tim Rarick has been a BYU-Idaho Home & Family faculty member. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, and master’s and doctorate degrees from Kansas State University in Human Development & Family Studies.

Brother Rarick has worked with several organizations to promote and protect the family through public policy, social media, and research. Last fall he went on faculty development leave to work as a Research Fellow for the Marriage & Religion Research Institute in Washington, DC.

Brother Rarick was recently appointed by the governor of Idaho to serve on the board of the State Department of Health & Welfare. In addition to speaking in China and all over the U.S., he has presented 7 times on the topic of father-daughter relationships at the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women.

Brother Rarick served in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh mission. He has also served as a primary teacher, young men president, elders quorum president, high councilor, and early morning seminary teacher. He is currently an ordinance worker in the Rexburg temple. 

He and his wife, Jodi, have been married for 18 years and have one son and three daughters.

Spiritual Preparation

Pre-devotional Discussion:

Please answer questions below on the devotional discussion board.

FOR MEN: What experiences have you had or are you having to prepare you for fatherhood? 

FOR WOMEN: What kinds of fatherhood attributes do/did you look for in the men you are dating?