Terry, graduated from Union University with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. He went on to graduate with a Masters of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, then did Doctoral work at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Terry has served 9 churches during his 30 years in ministry. He also served in the United States Army as a Field Artillery Officer, and in the United States Air Force Reserve as Chaplain. Terry has been married to Renee for 23 years and they have 3 wonderful children, Madison (19), Carson (16), and Parker (15). Terry loves spending time with his family, his dog Layla, playing golf, and doing anything outside.