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: Luther Vandross – “Dance With My Father”

As we celebrate Father’s Day this morning, Sunday Morning Praise would like to dedicated the Video of the Day to all of the awesome fathers out there. The song is by the great Luther Vandross, [...]

V103–06/15/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church

This week, we at V-103 and WAOK are proud to salute Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church in East Point as they are in the midst of celebrating their 48 years of servant leadership of their wonderful [...]

V103–06/08/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: William McDowell – “Withholding Nothing”

Sunday Morning Praise Video of the Day will inspire you to surrender completely to the love of Jesus Christ. The song is called “Withholding Nothing,” and it’s by William McDowell. The video also includes all of his [...]

V103–06/01/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Salutes Maya Angelou

This morning, we at V-103 and WAOK are proud to salute a poetic icon – Maya Angelou. She was born Marguerite Annie Johnson. When she began her career as a nightclub singer, she took the [...]

V103–06/01/2014

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Cory Condrey Is Still Taking Taking A Stand For Jesus

Cory Condrey, better known as Coco Brother, dropped to see Larry Tinsley  to invite everyone to attend the “Stand Campaign” that is taking place this weekend. He also wanted to let everyone know that even though [...]

V103–05/18/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Micah Stampley – “Our God”

Motown Gospel recording artist, Micah Stampley, has just released the new video for his hit single, “Our God.” The single can be found off of his sixth studio album, “Love Never Fails,” and it has [...]

V103–05/18/2014

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

Our Church of the Week is my home church, New Life Church in Decatur. This week, we are celebrating our 19th Anniversary. Our dynamic pastor is Rev. Marlin Harris and he is truly a powerful [...]

V103–05/18/2014

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J Moss Kicks Off This Years Atlanta Gospel Fest

We at V-103 are excited to hear that J Moss is back with some new music, and he will be peforming his new hits at the 9th Annual Atlanta Gospel Festival. J Moss, along with Riki Brooks, [...]

V103–05/11/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Shirley Ceasar – “I Remember Mama”

In honor of Mother’s Day, this song is dedicated to all of the beautiful mothers who have sacrificed, and have shown unconditional love for their children. So today, take time out to let you mother know that you [...]

V103–05/11/2014

Larry Tinsley

A Mother’s Day Tribute

Good morning everyone. Today, our nation is celebrating our mothers for Mother’s Day. As for me, my mother is in heaven and memories of her will live in my heart forever. She was the kindest, [...]

V103–05/11/2014

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