He is the Senior Pastor of Mud Creek Baptist Church, Hendersonville, N.C. since 1980. The church has now over 3000 members. Paul Wilkes, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, in arecent book entitled “Excellent Protestant Congregations”, identified Mud Creek Baptist Church as one ofthe Most Excellent Places of Worship in America. He is Professor of Evangelism at Fruitland Baptist Bible College in Hendersonville, N.C. where he has taught since 1981. He regularly preaches in revivals, Bible conferences, and seminars throughout the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the published author of 12 books.