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.

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Jermaine Dolly – “You”

Stopping by the V-103 studio this morning is gospel’s newest artist, Jermaine Dolly, who is known for his hit single, “You.” Check out his latest video, which will definitely put you in a good mood.

V103–01/22/2017

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Gospel News: Eddie Long Has Passed

We just learned here at V-103 that Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Baptist Church has passed away. Click here for more details.

V103–01/15/2017

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[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley Celebrates The Life Of Joe Ligon

The gospel music world is mourning the loss of an icon, gospel legend Joe Ligon. He may be gone, but will never be forgotten.

12/18/2016

Shirley Caesar

[VIDEO] Gospel News: Shirley Caesar Says Stop Twerking To Her Song

Pastor Shirley Caesar says she likes that her sermon is getting new attention, but she wants the twerking to stop. Find out why by clicking on the link.

V103–11/20/2016

Adrienne Bailon and Isreal Houghton

Gospel News: Israel Houghton Ties The Knot

Gospel favorite, Israel Houghton takes a break from touring to declare his love to girlfriend, Adrienne Bailon. Click here for more details.

V103–11/20/2016

Larry and Judge Penny Brown Reynolds

Judge Penny Brown Reynolds Has A Strategy For This Year’s Election

The Sister Talk Conference is almost here, and Judge Penny Brown Reynolds has a special message about this year’s election. Find out what she had to say by clicking on the link.

V103–11/06/2016

Fred Hammond at Festival of Praise

Gospel News: The Festival Of Praise National Tour Makes A Stop In Atlanta!

Last night, the Festival of Praise Tour came to Atlanta, and it was more than just a show…it was an experience.

V103–10/30/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Bishop Paul Morton – “Watches Over Me”

In honor of our special guest this morning, Sunday Morning Praise decided to dedicate our Video of the Day to Bishop Paul Morton. He called in to promote his last album, “Legacy: Live in New Orleans,” which features the hit single, “Watches Over Me.” Click here to check it out.

V103–10/23/2016

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: 9/11 Memorial "Tribute in Light" is seen in Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn, New York, USA on September 10, 2016 on a day before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Remember’s 9/11, Fifteen Years Later

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, we remember the tragic events of 9/11. Fifteen years ago, the world stood still and witnessed one of the worse terrorist attacks in U.S. history. Click here for more.

V103–09/11/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Kirk Franklin – “Revolution”

Do you need a Revolution!! Well you can get it right here by checking out this classic gospel video of the day.

V103–09/05/2016

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