I was born and raised in Florence, SC. In the summer of 1992, I was working on an industrial construction site. I was saved through the testimony and witness of my supervisor. I was baptized into South Florence Baptist Church.
I was called by God to full time vocational ministry during a revival service in 1999. I began attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in the Fall of 2000. I was appointed by NAMB to serve as a North American missionary in New Hampshire following my graduation in December, 2002
I was called to be pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in June, 2005. In May, 2011, I received a Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.