A native of Rockdale, TX his passion in ministry is helping persons and churches grow in their faith and life in Jesus Christ. He is an ordained minister, full-time pastor, and a devoted family man. He attended Bishop College in 1966. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Greater New Birth Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, a position he has held since the church was founded in 1976. He has served on numerous boards and participated in countless community efforts.
He has been married to Lady Elwina Terry for 36 years and is the proud father of 7 adult children and 9 grandchildren.