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…Interdenominational Black Ministers Association (IBMA)

Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a church that is preparing for an upcoming revival. They are known as Interdenominational Black Ministers Association (IBMA). They are anticipating the start of their City […]

V103–01/04/2015

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Angelic Gospel Singers – “Touch Me Lord Jesus”

Triple T from Tennessee brought us back with another gospel classic. The song, “Touch Me Lord Jesus,” comes from Margaret Allison & Angelic Singers. These women have been singing gospel since 1944, and have worked […]

V103–01/04/2015

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…New Vision Of Faith Ministries, Inc

Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a church who believes that without a Vision, the people will perish, and that the best is yet to come. They are known as New Vision […]

V103–12/28/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Richard Smallwood – “Total Praise”

We did it Atlanta! We made it through another year. As we embark on 2015, I pray that God will bless you and your family with all of the desires of your heart. Also, as you […]

V103–12/28/2014

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Brian Courtney Wilson Says “It’s Worth Fighting For”

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley talked to Brian Courtney Wilson of the United Tenors. He is back with a new album where he says some things are “Worth Fighting For.” Find out below […]

V103–12/28/2014

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[VIDO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Kirk Franklin – “He’s The Reason”

Christmas is among us! So to reminde you of the true reason of this special holiday, we have a oldie but goodie from Krik Franklin and Family. The song is called “He’s The Reason.” Isaiah […]

V103–12/21/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Nat King Cole – “The Christmas Song”

Christmas is among us. So let’s celebrate early by listening to this old Christmas classic by Nat King Cole and it’s called, “The Christmas Song.” It’s our video of the day on Sunday Morning Praise.

V103–12/14/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Turner Chapel AME Church

Our Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a church that is “Destined to Make a Difference” in the lives of God’s people. They are known as Turner Chapel AME Church, and they […]

V103–12/14/2014

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The Walls Group Is Spreading Love On The Radio

In the studio this morning to talk about their new album is none other than The Walls Group. They want everyone to go out and get their new CD titled, “Satisfied.” It features their latest […]

V103–12/07/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: BeBe & CeCe Winans – “The First Noel”

To keep you in the holiday spirit, we bring to you a Christmas Classic by the singing duo BeBe & CeCe Winans. The song is titled, “The First Noel.” It’s our video of the day right here […]

V103–12/07/2014

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