Charles grew up in rural Western Kentucky and was exposed to the Gospel from an early age. He was graduated from Union University in Jackson, TN in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in History and Business Administration. At the conclusion of his college experience, he made a public commitment to the gospel ministry. After a brief time in construction work, Charles pursued training at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN where in 1982 he was graduated with a Master of Divinity degree.
Charles has 14 years of pastoral experience and 3 as an assistant. He has spoken in conferences and revival meetings across the United States and continues to preach regularly in churches. His passion is to see men catch a vision for touching and changing the next generation for Christ. He enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with his family. He met his wife Pam at church in 1978 and they were married in 1980. They have two sons Daniel and Micah, and they make their home in Henderson Co., KY. He is currently a Merchandising Execution Associate with The Home Depot in the greater KY, IN, IL tri-state area and is President of Vision4Living Ministries.