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Married 24 years to my beautiful wife (Heather) and 4 awesome kids!


Princeton, New Jersey

- Master of Divinity  (MDiv)

- Master of Theology (ThM)

Princeton Theological Seminary 

Places Served in Ministry:

Union Grove Baptist Church (Columbus, OH)

Nazareth Baptist Church (Washington, PA)

Metropolitan Baptist Church(Newark,NJ)

Liberty Hill Baptist Church (Cleveland, OH)

Encourage Church (Cleveland, OH)

Missionary (Dominican Republic)


Senior Pastor (2009-2018)

Liberty Hill Baptist Church (Cleveland, OH)

Encourage Church (Cleveland, OH)


Dominican Republic 

Sports Chaplain

Cleveland Indians (Cleveland, OH)

New Orleans Baby Cakes (New Orleans, LA)

Adjunct Faculty 

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 

(New Orleans, LA)

Christian Ministry 

Washington, Pennsylvania 

- Bachelor of Arts (BA)

- First African American Senior Class Commencement Speaker.

Washington and Jefferson College

New Orleans, Louisiana 

- Doctor of Divinity (DMin)

- Published Project "Racial Reconciliation in the Southern Baptist Convention 

- Editor Seminary Presidential Festschrift

- Research Fellow (PhD)

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 

  • Professional Basketball (Europe)

  • Best Friends Youth Foundation (DC)

  • 3rd Generation Pastor

  • Twin Brother (Matthew) 

  • Completed a Marathon

  • Motivational Speaker

  • Radio Producer and Host

  • Community Organizer

  • Athletic trainer

  • Basketball Coach

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