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

[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…..Voices Of Faith

This week’s Church of The Week goes to Voices of Faith. They are led by Overseer Bishop Gary Hawkins Sr. Voices of Faith strives for excellence and are very proactive with spreading the gospel to several communities. [...]

V103–07/13/2014

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Michelle Williams – “Say Yes”

Michell Williams is back, and she teamed up with her two musical sisters, Kelly Rowland and Beyonce from Destiny’s Child. The song is called, “Say Yes,” and it’s our video of the day. Check it [...]

V103–07/13/2014

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Gospel News: Beyonce Gives Back & Pastor Creflo Dollar Moves To Australia

Did you hear about Beyoncé? She gave her home church; Saint John’s United Methodist Church in Houston TX, seven million dollars. That’s right, 7 million dollars to build a housing complex for the homeless in [...]

V103–07/13/2014

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[VIDEO] Gospel News: Sending Prayers To Shirley Caesar

We at V-103 and WAOK extend our condolences to Shirley Caesar. Her husband Bishop Harold Ivory Williams passed away this week. He led Mt. Calvary Word of Faith Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina along side [...]

V103–07/13/2014

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

This week’s Church of the week is currently celebrating 144 years of Christian service, and they are known as Shiloh Baptist Church of McDonough, Georgia. Since 1869,  this legendary congregation believes that God will receive the [...]

V103–06/22/2014

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A Night Of Praise And Worship With Vashawn Mitchell

New things are happening for Vashawn Mitchell, and one of those things is the recording of his new album, “Unstoppable.” He wants you to join him for a night of worship as he records his new album [...]

V103–06/15/2014

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Taking It Easy With Earnest Pugh

This morning on this wonderful Father’s Day, stopping by to talk about his new album is gospel sensation, Earnest Pugh. He wants everyone to check out his new C.D. titled “The W.I.N. (Worship in Nassau) Experience.” [...]

V103–06/15/2014

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Sunday Morning Praise Church Of The Week Goes To…New Covenant Christian Ministries

This week’s Church of the Week  goes to New Covenant Christian Ministries. They are dedicated to transforming all people into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. Under the leadership of Pastor Billy  R. Johnson and Dr. D’Ann [...]

V103–06/15/2014

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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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