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: William McDowell – “Spirit Break Out”

Sunday Morning Praise Video of the Day goes to a talented young singer who is blessed with the gift of song, and worship….

V103–05/22/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: William Murphy – “Arise (You Are Good)”

Sunday Morning Praise has the new video by Pastor William Murphy. It’s titled “Arise (You Are Good).”

V103–05/15/2016

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…New Life Church

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.

V103–05/15/2016

Mother's Day

[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley’s Top 5 Gospel Songs For Mother’s Day

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.

V103–05/08/2016

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Sunday Morning Praise Welcomes Back Frank Ski

Larry Tinsley invites Frank Ski to Sunday Morning Praise to talk about his big return to V-103.

V103–04/24/2016

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[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley Shares His Prince Moment

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley shares a special moment he had with the legendary pop icon, Prince.

V103–04/24/2016

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[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley Counts Down His Favorite BeBe & CeCe Classics

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.

V103–04/10/2016

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BeBe Winans Brings Musical “Born For This” To Atlanta

Gospel icon Bebe Winans get’s personal with Atlanta about his new stage play, “Born For This.” He had this to say about what to expect from the new musical…

V103–04/10/2016

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[VIDEO] He Said What About Atlanta?

Gospel artist Hezekiah Walker came by the V-103 studios for a little Sunday Morning Praise, and this is what he had to say about his time Atlanta…

V103–04/03/2016

Larry on Easter

[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley’s Top 3 Gospel Songs For Easter Sunday

This morning on Sunday Morning Praise, I wanted to share my favorite gospel songs for Easter Sunday. One of my favorite songs comes from…

V103–03/27/2016

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