received the Doctor of Ministry Degree with emphasis upon Pastoral
Leadership in Church Development at Northern Baptist Theological
Seminary in Lombard, Illinois.
He is the former pastor of the Rising Star Baptist Church in Walnut
Cove, NC where he pastored for seven years. He is also a former
Chaplain of the Forsyth Prison Chaplaincy in Winston-Slaem, NC
serving for five years. He served as a Field Representative to
the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for three
years; former instructor to the Center of Developmental Church
Ministry School of Theology, Virginia Union University; former
Pastor of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Winston-Salem,
NC. Since September 17, 2000 he is serving as Co-Pastor of Providence
Baptist Church of Baltimore, Maryland along with the Reverend
Marcus G. Wood.
Along with his pastoral duties, he has served on many Civic and
Religious committees and boards in Winston-Salem and the state
of North Carolina. Just to mention a few, he served on the Finance
Committee to the Lott Carey Convention, Third Vice Moderator of
the Rowan Baptist Association, Board Member of the Early Childhood
Partnership, Board Member of the Forsyth County Infant Mortality
Reduction Coalition, Board Chairperson Member to the Family Advocacy
Foundation, Board Member of the Today's Woman Wellness Center.
He has served as President of the Ministers Conference of Winston-Salem
and Vicinity, Board member of the Winston-Salem National Urban
League, Board member of the Prodigal Community Ministries and
Board Member of the Crisis Control Ministry. He is presently Treasurer
of the American Baptist Churches of the South, Member of the Baptist
Ministers Conference of Baltimore, and Board Member of the Providence
Adult Day Care Center Inc. of Baltimore. Since coming to Providence
he has assisted in implementing a Parent-Child Exchange Program
and leading the congregation to securing property around the church.
This is part of developing a vision for the ongoing outreach ministries
in the community.
He is married to the former Pamela Bohannon, and they have three
sons, Ryan, Tyler and Joshua, and one daughter, Kyndall.