Born and raised in Barnwell, SC. At an early age in life, God called him to preach and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ which he has done for over 35 years.
He was reared and trained at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Barnwell, SC where he served as associate minister for many years.
He increased his knowledge of God’s word by attending Columbia Bible College, Columbia, SC,; Morris College School of Religion, Sumter, SC and Benedict College School of Religion, Columbia, SC.
He pastored over 5 of the largest churches in South Carolina: Friendship Baptist Church, Aiken, SC, ; Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Ulmer, SC,: Piney Grove Baptist Church, Cordoba, SC,; Second Baptist Church, Brunson, SC,; Sumner Baptist Church, Springfield, SC, and Spring Grove Baptist Church, North Augusta, SC.
Over the years he as served on many charity boards such as United Way,; Race relations committee, ; Hospice steering committees, ; Augusta Inner city ministries and many others. He also served as Chaplain for many hospitals and still maintains some of those affiliations today.
He was blessed to run his own radio broadcasting ministry “From the Heart of the Shepherd” for many years.
He currently serves as President and CEO of the organizations he founded, Flowers Ministries, Inc., Shepherd Christian Center, Shepherd Real Properties, Shepherd Mission House and Flowers International Travel in 1996.
He has witnessed God’s great power and miracles for many years as God continues to use him prophetically.
He has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. His motto is “Reaching out to those falling through the cracks”.