"Train to Lead" is Apostle Smalls' heart beat. Ephesians 4:11-12, "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ." A quote that Apostle Smalls' try to live by is "a great leader works himself out of a job," whether one is cleaning the toilet or starting a church, the task is not complete until someone else is able to accomplish that task. Apostle Smalls believes that God's children should be able hear God's voice. He is a man of faith.
Apostle Smalls grew up in Queens, New York with his mother, three brothers, and two sisters. He was reared in a Baptist church.
Apostle Smalls is married to the lovely Donna Denise Turner of Cincinnati, OH. They have five beautiful and handsome children (Vinna, Carla, Diana, Carl and Danielle). They have one daughter-in-law: Tenisha Lanier. They have three son-in-laws: Ontonio Harris, D'Bernard Durham and Marcus Young. They have eight adorable grandchildren, one who is currently with the Lord, (Diamond, Marciana, Colleen, David, Carl III (decease), Teonna, Gloriana, and Jeremiah).
Apostle Smalls has retired from the United States Army after 20 years of active service. He has a bachelors degree in Christian Ministries with emphasis in Pastoral Studies with Lee University. He received his Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from Dr. Sylvester P. Brinson III, President of Hope Bible Institute and Seminary, Hammond, Indiana. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland, Tennessee. Apostle Smalls has actively been in ministry for 30 years, he is an ordained bishop with the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Founder/Senior Pastor, Restoration Worship Center, Radcliff, KY 11/2001 - 1/2016
KY Director/ South East Regional Fellowship, Church of God 04/2004 - Present
Assistant Pastor/Music Minister, Radcliff Church of God, Radcliff, KY 08/1997 - 10/2001
Youth & Adult Cell Group/Married for Life Leader, Live Oak Church of God, GA 01/1994 - 05/1997
Senior Pastor, Fort Knox Church of God, Fort Knox, KY 07/1993 - 12/1993
Ministerial Interns, Dixie Valley Church of God, Louisville, KY 09/1992 - 06/1993
Youth Pastor, Fort Knox Church of God, Fort Knox, KY 05/1990 - 08/1992
Sunday School Superintendent, Fort Knox Church of God, Fort Knox, KY 01/1989 - 04/1990
Minister, Crusader Chapel, Camp Casey, Korea 12/1986 - 11/1988
Sunday School High School Teacher, Ft Knox Church of God, Ft Knox, KY 05/1986 - 11/1986
Prophetic Awakening Conference, Apostle R. Robinson, RWC, KY 02/2010
Apostolic Awakening Conference, Dr. Paula Price - RWC, KY 01/2010
Mini School of Prophetic Training from Life Center Ministries Ga - RWC, KY 02/2009
What Do You See? School of the Prophets - EIM Training Center, Indianapolis, IN 10/2008
Church of God Church Planting Lab 1 - 28 Hrs, Madisonville, KY 10/2008
Community Service Ministries Chaplaincy Basic Training Course - 24 Hrs, Lexington, KY 04/2008
Regional School of the Prophetic- Columbia, TN 11/2007
Awakening Tour - Cavalry Assembly of God, Decatur, AL 10/2007
Kingdom Mandate Conference and Mentoring Session 03/2007
The Shepherd and His Sheep - 8 Hrs, Southern Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY 10/2004
Consultant Team Training Conference - 24 Hrs, Indiana Church of God, Greenwood, IN 05/2004
Willow, Reaching Seekers - Building Believers Conference - Louisville, KY 10/2003
Covenant Leadership Development -16 Hrs,Church of God International Offices,Cleveland TN 10/2002
Preparing Leaders for the New Millennium -8 Hrs, Church of God Campground, Lexington KY 05/1999
Prophetic Training - The Bread Barn Church, Mt. Washington, KY 08/1998
Married for Life - Live Oak Church of God, Hinesville, GA 03/1996
He teaches us love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening]. Love never fails [never fades out or becomes obsolete or comes to an end].
Apostle Smalls is kingdom minded and desires that all of God's children would be able to fulfill their God given purpose by hearing and obeying their heavenly Father.
TRAINING GOD'S CHILDREN TO BRING
DELIVERANCE, HEALING AND WHOLENESS
"TRAIN TO LEAD IN LOVE"
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