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.
Special thanks to “The Queen of Gospel Music,” Pastor Shirley Caesar for this warm and wonderful hug and a great interview. This morning she says she is going to be a star, but what does she mean by that? Click here for more.
Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley pays tribute to another fallen legend, Muhammad Ali. In honor of his memory, Larry Tinsley shares the story on how he met the champion while he was working at WAOK.
Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley talks to Monica Lisa Stevenson about her “Testimony.”
Sunday Morning Praise Video of the Day goes to a talented young singer who is blessed with the gift of song, and worship….
Sunday Morning Praise has the new video by Pastor William Murphy. It’s titled “Arise (You Are Good).”
New Life Church is celebrating their 21st Anniversary today, and everyone in ATL is invited to come celebrate this wonderful occasion. Click here to find out what makes their pastor different from the rest.
Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley counted down his top 5 favorite gospel songs for Mother’s Day. Click here to find out what they are.
Larry Tinsley invites Frank Ski to Sunday Morning Praise to talk about his big return to V-103.
Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley shares a special moment he had with the legendary pop icon, Prince.
In honor of BeBe Winans being our special guest on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley decided to count down his top three favorite BeBe & CeCe Winans songs.