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: Beverly Crawford – “He’s Done Enough”

Sunday Morning Praise Video of the Day comes from a legendary artist who is well-known for singing with the New Life Singers on Bobby Jones Gospel. Her name is Beverly Crawford, and we have her [...]

V103–10/05/2014

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Isaac Carree Talks FSO With Larry Tinsley

In the studio this morning the one and only, Mr. Isaac Carree. Known for his new hit “Clean this House” and “But God,” he stopped by the studio to tell his fans that you can [...]

V103–09/28/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Ricky Dillard – “Amazing”

Live from the 2014 Stellar Awards, we bring to you a compelling performance from Ricky Dillard & New G. The closed out the show with his latest single, “Amazing.” Check it out below.

V103–09/28/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…Hillside International Truth Center

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry puts the spot light on Hillside International Truth Center Inc. as our Church of the Week. They are celebrating their 43 year anniversary, and have several events that will [...]

V103–09/28/2014

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

Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a historic church in Decatur Georgia, and they are known as Thankful Missionary Baptist Church. Thankful Baptist Church is known as one of the oldest black Baptist [...]

V103–09/21/2014

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[VIDEO] Gospel News: Lecrae Tops The Charts!

A special shout out goes to Atlanta rapper, Lecrae. He is number one on the Billboard Album 200 charts with his new and seventh album, “Anomaly.” He also hit the number one spot on the [...]

V103–09/21/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: John P. Kee – “Never Shall Forget”

Sunday Morning Praise is bringing you a blast from the past. It comes from John P. Kee, along with the VIP  Mass Choir. They came together back in 1991 to record this hit classic, “Never [...]

V103–09/21/2014

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

Our Sunday Morning Praise Church of the Week goes to a special church in Buford Georgia. It’s called Union Baptist Church. They are located on 251 Bona Road, Buford, GA 30518. Their pastor is Dr. Kary [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Jason Nelson – “Nothing Without You”

For the video of the day, Larry wants to help you start your week with getting a little spiritual. The song comes from Jason Nelson, and he has a song for you that will make [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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Michelle Williams Shares Her Journey To Freedom

Sunday Morning Praise welcomes the one and only Michelle Williams to the studio this morning. Not only is she known for her role in the popular R&B group, Destiny’s Child, but she is also a [...]

V103–09/14/2014

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