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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Gospel News: Bishop Paul Morton Calls It Quits

This morning on Sunday Morning Praise, Bishop Paul S. Morton tells Larry Tinsley that he is retiring from ministry. But is he retiring from music? Click here to find out.

V103–08/21/2016

attends the 2016 Stellar Gospel Awards at the Orleans Arena on February 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Donnie McClurkin Clears Up Engagement Rumors: Gospel News

Singer Donnie McClurkin sets the record straight on a rumor that has been circulating. Click here to find out more.

V103–08/17/2016

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Gospel News: Israel Houghton Popped The Big Question

Today in gospel news, love is in the air as one of your gospel favorites recently got engaged. Click here to get the details on the proposal.

V103–08/14/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Hezekiah Walker – “Better”

Need some inspiration to help you get through the week? Well check out this new video from Hezekiah Walker. I guarantee it will help you feel “better.”

V103–08/07/2016

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Gospel Singer Hezekiah Walker Speaks Out On The Black Lives Matter Movement

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, gospel artist Hezekiah Walker shares his opinion on the Black Lives Matter Movement, and what he believes police officers should do to make things “Better.”

V103–07/31/2016

LONDON, UK - JULY 9: Two female protestors pose for photos with a white police officer at Windrush Square in Brixton during the solidarity rally and march following the shooting of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by poilicein New Orleans and Minnesota respectively. The protest march on 9 July 2016 began at at Windrush Square in Brixton,  South London. To date about 509 people have been shot and killed by police in 2016 in America this year so far. (Photo by David Mbiyu/Corbis via Getty Images)

[Photo Gallery] Larry Tinsey Shares A Special Prayer For The Victims Of Senseless Violence

Today’s Sunday Morning Praise is dedicated to the lives of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Two black men gunned down at the hands of police officers. Let us all remain in prayer, and ask God to comfort their families during this very difficult time of need.

V103–07/10/2016

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Myron Butler Shares The Meaning Behind His New Single “On Purpose”

Grammy winning producer and song writer, Myron Butler, is back and he wants you to get “On Purpose.” Find out how by clicking on the link below.

V103–07/03/2016

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Larry Tinsley’s Visit With Gospel Music Royalty – Pastor Shirley Caesar

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.

V103–06/12/2016

1972:  Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al 'Blue' Lewis held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland in 1972. (Photo by Getty Images)

[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Remembers Muhammad Ali

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.

V103–06/05/2016

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Sunday Morning Praise Spotlights Monica Lisa Stevenson

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley talks to Monica Lisa Stevenson about her “Testimony.”

V103–06/05/2016

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