Larry Tinsley

LARRY TINSLEY WAS BORN IN DECATURVILLE, TENNESSEE ON FEBRUARY 14TH. AT THE AGE OF FIVE, HE MOVED TO KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. IN 1966, LARRY RECEIVED HIS DIPLOMA FROM RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL IN PARSONS, TENNESSEE, AND FOUR YEARS LATER RECEIVED HIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE FROM LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY IN JACKSON TENNESSEE.

UPON GRADUATION, LARRY RETURNED TO KNOXVILLE, WHERE HE WORKED AS AN ON-AIR ANNOUNCER FOR WJBE RADIO WHICH WAS OWNED BY LEGENDARY SOUL SINGER JAMES BROWN.

IN JUNE OF 1971, HE RECEIVED AND ACCEPTED AN OFFER TO WORK AS AN ON-AIR ANNOUNCER FOR WAOK IN ATLANTA. IN 1981, HE WAS ELEVATED TO THE POSITION OF PROGRAM DIRECTOR. DURING HIS TENURE, WAOK ACHIEVED GREAT RATINGS SUCCESS.

TODAY, HE SERVES AS HOST OF “SUNDAY MORNING PRAISE,” HEARD EACH SUNDAY MORNING ON WVEE-FM/WAOK-AM ATLANTA AND WBAV-FM IN CHARLOTTE, NC.

AND BECAUSE LARRY IS REGARDED AS ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP GOSPEL ANNOUNCERS, HE RECEIVED THE COVETED STELLAR AWARD AS “GOSPEL ANNOUNCER OF THE YEAR” IN 1997.

HE IS MARRIED WITH TWO CHILDREN AND IS A DEVOTED CHRISTIAN WHO LIVES EACH DAY ACCORDING TO THE WORD OF GOD AND THE HOLY SPIRIT THAT DWELLS WITHIN HIM.

Larry Tinsley

Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Union Baptist Church

Our Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a special church in Buford Georgia. It’s called Union Baptist Church. They are located on 251 Bona Road, Buford, GA 30518. Their pastor is Dr. Kary [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Jason Nelson – “Nothing Without You”

For the video of the day, Larry wants to help you start your week with getting a little spiritual. The song comes from Jason Nelson, and he has a song for you that will make [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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Michelle Williams Shares Her Journey To Freedom

Sunday Morning Praise welcomes the one and only Michelle Williams to the studio this morning. Not only is she known for her role in the popular R&B group, Destiny’s Child, but she is also a [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: The Walls Group – “Love On The Radio”

Spreading a little love on the radio this morning is none other than gospel’s newest sensation, The Walls Group. We have their new video for you below titled, “Love On the Radio.” Check it out [...]

V103–09/07/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Second Mount Vernon Baptist Church

Over 88 years ago, Second Mount Vernon Baptist Church was established in Atlanta with only seven members. Today, they are one of Atlanta’s most successful churches. Their mission is to demonstrate God’s love through sacrificial [...]

V103–09/07/2014

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Preachers Of LA Are Back At It Again

Here today to talk about season to of Preacher’s of L.A. is Bishop Ron Gibson and Bishop Noel Jones. They came on Sunday Morning Praise with Larry Tinsley to tell you what they really think [...]

V103–08/17/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…The Way, The Truth & The Life

We at V-103 and WAOK would like to spot light The Way, The Truth And The Life Christian Center as our “Church of the Week.” This church was founded in 1982 by Pastor Ulysses Tuff, [...]

V103–08/17/2014

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[VIDEO] Smokie Norful Spreads Hope, Healing And Empowerment

The talented Pastor Smokie Norful stopped by Sunday Morning Praise to spread some good news. He is back on the gospel scene to talk about his new album, “Forever Yours,”  which features his new hit single, [...]

V103–08/10/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of Week Goes To…The Life Church Christian Center

This week’s Church of the Week is The Life Church Christian Center of Conyers,Georgia off of Old Covington Road. The Life Church Christian Center’s goal is to successfully affect the day-to-day reality of people in [...]

V103–08/10/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Tye Tribbett -“He Turned It”

Today’s video of the day comes from the very energetic Tye Tribbett. The single is called “He Turned It“, and it’s featured off of his latest album “Greater Than.” Check it out below, and have [...]

V103–08/10/2014

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