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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…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

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[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

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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

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[VIDEO] Happy Easter From V-103

On this Easter Sunday, we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ-who died for your sins and mine. And because he gave his life as a ransom for us, the blood he […]

V103–04/05/2015

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Dorinda Clark-Cole – “He Brought Me”

Our Sunday Morning Praise Video of the day is an up beat tune by Dorinda Clark-Cole that is guaranteed to make you jump out your seat and give HIM all the praise! The song is titled […]

03/29/2015

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Thankful Missionary Baptist Church Of Rome, GA

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, we recognize a church that is celebrating their homecoming today. They call themselves Thankful Missionary Baptist Church, and they are located in Rome, Georgia. They are led by First Lady […]

V103–03/22/2015

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[VIDEO] SUNDAY MORNING PRAISE VIDEO OF THE DAY: RICKY DILLARD – AMAZING

The video of the day is a live performance by Ricky Dillard and New G during the Stellar Awards. The song is called “Amazing” and will truly lift your spirits this morning. Make sure you check it […]

V103–03/22/2015

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Divine Faith Ministries International

Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a church that is celebrating their 25th Anniversary. They are known as Diving Faith Ministries International. To celebrate, they are hosting their 2015 Spring Conference, starting […]

V103–03/15/2015

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Kirk Franklin And Family – “Conquerors”

Sunday Morning Praise brings you another blast from the past. It comes form Kirk Franklin and The Family, and can be found off their third album titled “Whatcha Lookin’ 4.” The song is called “Conquerors,” […]

V103–03/15/2015

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Gospel News: Donnie McClurkin Suffers A Great Loss

We at V-103 and WAOK would like to send our prayers and condolences to gospel icon, Donnie McClurkin. Last week he lost his sister, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin, due to complications from a heart attack. For […]

V103–03/08/2015

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