Gerald was born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He attended Gannon University in Erie and was employed with the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation for 21 years. Gerald moved to Atlanta in 1997 and became a Christian in 2001.
Gerald has served in various leadership roles including Deacon, Lead Usher, the Chemical Recovery Ministry and the Bridgepoint Men’s Ministry. Gerald was appointed an Elder in 2011 and is currently active in the Bridge Pointe Prison Ministry. Gerald works for The Millennium Group as a Logistics Specialist.
Josephine, a native of Milledgeville, Georgia, holds Bachelor of Art Degrees in both Sociology and Early Childhood Education. She became a Christian in 1998 and now serves with the Bridge Pointe Prison Ministry. She was employed at Ben Hill Christian Academy for 15 years as a kindergarten teacher and retired in 2014.
Gerald and Josephine have been married since May 2003. Together Gerald and Josephine have four children and six grandchildren.