Pastor Jerry and wife Susie are natives of Johnston County. They have 2 married children and 5 grandchildren, the oldest is 20 and the youngest is 14.
Pastor Jerry received his Theological and Ministry education at Carolina Bible Institute and Seminary in Pine Level, NC and Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville, GA, earning the Doctor of Ministry Degree in Biblical studies in 1996.
Pastor Jerry has served Free Will Baptist Churches in Johnston, Wayne, and Lenoir counties. St. Mary;s in Kenly, Pleasant Grove in Pikeville, and Jackson Heights in Kinston. He has been serving the VSFWB Church congregation since the year 2000. In addition to pastoring he is also a teacher at Carolina Bible Institute and Seminary in Pine Level, NC serving on staff as Professor of Christian Education, Bible Chronology and Doctrines.