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.

Credit: Chad Buchanan / Contributor

[VIDEO] Gospel News: BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel Is Saying Goodbye

After 35 years of being on the air, Bobby Jones Gospel has been cancelled. The Sunday program first premiered in 1980 and was known for being the number one television show for gospel music. It […]

V103–05/03/2015

Larry Tinsley

Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Big Bethel AME Church

This week, we at V-103 and WAOK have proudly chosen Big Bethel AME Church on Auburn Avenue as our Church of the Week. Big Bethel was formed back in 1847 and is the oldest predominately African-American […]

V103–05/03/2015

Larry and Rev. Frank Cornelius Brown

Need To Learn How To Become Financially Fit?

Do you need financial tips on how to become a better manager of your money? Well Larry Tinsley has the event for you. Today he talked to Rev. Frank Cornelius Brown, who the President of Concerned Black […]

V103–04/26/2015

Larry Tinsley

Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To… Mount Vernon Baptist Church

Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week is dedicated to a church is that is celebrating 100 years of service to God. They are known as Mount Vernon Baptist Church, and as believers of Jesus Christ, […]

V103–04/26/2015

Credit: 
    Jason LaVeris / Contributor

[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Erica Campbell – “More Love”

Mary Mary’s own Erica Campbell is back with a new video titled, “More Love.” This hot new single can be found on her remix album “Help 2.0,” which also features “Luh God” and the remix […]

V103–04/19/2015

Larry Tinsley

Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Cathedral Of Faith COGIC

This week, we at V-103 and WAOK have chosen Cathedral of Faith COGIC as our Church of the Week. Located on Avon Avenue, Cathedral of Faith is a global ministry proclaiming the life changing gospel […]

V103–04/19/2015

bishoppaulmorton-dl1

Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Bishop Paul Morton – “Be Blessed”

Many of you may be going through a tough time this morning. Some may be dealing with an illness and others may be struggling financially. Some of you may also be dealing with a death […]

V103–04/12/2015

Larry Tinsley

Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Friendship Baptist Church In Union City

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, we are honored to recognize a church that is celebrating 160 years of service. They are known as Friendship Baptist Church in Union City, GA. During the month of April, […]

V103–04/12/2015

Credit: Johnny Nunez / Getty Images Contributor

[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Juanita Bynum – “One Night With The King”

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to spend “One Night With the King” in heaven? If not, take some time out of your busy schedule, find a quiet place and just […]

V103–04/05/2015

larry and eric campbell 1

Gospel News: Erica Campbell Becomes The First Lady

Many of you know Erica Campbell as a singer and reality star. Well now you can add First Lady to the list as she and her husband, Pastor Warryn Campbell, will be launching their church […]

V103–04/05/2015

previous

next