I was born July 30, 1940 in Cullowhee, NC where I grew up and attended school. During my early teenage years I was saved during a revival meeting at White Rock Baptist Church in Cullowhee, NC. In 1958, I graduated from High School and then enlisted in the Army where I spent 3 years serving my country.
After I finished my time in the Army I met my wife during a revival meeting and we were married in September. I believe the Lord called me to preach during a revival meeting at Thickety Baptist Church near Clyde, NC in 1964. There was a desire in my heart to learn more about God’s Word and we moved to Greenville, SC where I attended Tabernacle Baptist Bible Institute. I received a Theology Degree in Bible in 1968.
I then took a correspondent course from Bethany Bible College and received a Bachelor of Theology Degree in 1983. I have pastored churches in South Carolina, North carolina and Georgia for 42 years. God has blessed me and my wife with 2 children, 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. I am truly grateful for the ministry that God has allowed me to be a part of in my lifetime.