Jerry Trammell to speak Sunday at Iron Mountain Baptist Church
to speak Sunday at Iron Mountain Baptist Church
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Jerry Trammell, of Jerry Trammell Ministries, will speak at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Iron Mountain Baptist Church, located at 2217 Iron Mountain Road.
According to a release from the church, "Jerry
started singing at a very young age.
was born the son of a Baptist minister and grew up singing in church with his
brothers, Jim, Mike and Mark.
professional career started in 1970 when he
began singing bass for The Wonder State Quartet.
A very dear friend, Paul Boden, also used to sing with this group and is now the editor-in-chief of one of the best Southern Gospel newspapers.
Known to the industry today as "The US Gospel News
," the office is located in Jonesboro.
, who is considered to have one of the most powerful tenor voices in gospel music, has had the pleasure of singing with The Florida Boys Quartet, The Blue Ridge Quartet, The Blackwood Brothers, and J.D. Sumner & The Stamps Quartet.
Also during this time, he
had the privilege of organizing and owning The Arkansas Boys and The Heritage Quartet.
is known for his
presence on 'The Gospel Singing Jubilee,' a syndicated television show broadcast during the 70s and 80s.
It has been his
honor to sing with such Hall of Fame members as Les Beasley, Glen Allred, Derrell Stewart, James Blackwood, J.D. Sumner and Tommy Fairchild.
"In 1997, Jerry
fell prey to alcoholism and was far removed from the gospel music ministry.
As a result of several DWI/ DUI offenses, he
was sentenced to Craighead County Jail for a period of 45 days and to a 1- year term in the Osceola Community Punishment Center of the Arkansas Department of Corrections
While at Craighead County, Jerry
was given the chance to lead the jailhouse bully to the Lord.
It was then Jerry
realized Gods' calling on his
Thus began Jerry Trammell Ministries
This was just the beginning of God displaying his
grace and guidance for Jerry's life.
total incarceration time period of 8 months, from August of 2000 until March of 2001, the Lord allowed Jerry
to lead 72 young men to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.
"On June 6, 2000, Jerry
was gloriously saved while in his
eighth rehabilitation center located in Schugtown.
It has been only through the grace of God that he
is here today to minister to you.
was clinically pronounced dead in the back of an ambulance twice and both times the Lord touched him and brought him back to life.
God truly is the Giver of Life.
"On Oct. 15, 2002, Jerry
surrendered to a unique ministry of music and testimony.
God has saved him from some experiences that has given him a message of warning and encouragement that is greatly needed.
God has added to that blessing a strong testimony, a gift of communication and a passion to reach lost souls.
Jerry Trammell Ministries
has been privileged to carry the gospel to friends both here at home in the United States and abroad.
wife have had the opportunity to see many people come to know Jesus Christ as their personal savior, their No. 1 goal in the ministry, whether in the states or abroad in the mission fields.
On Oct. 24, 2003, the Lord answered a prayer by allowing Jerry's wife, Terri, to join him full time in the ministry.
What a blessing it is for the two of them to be able to travel together as they continue to seek Gods' will in their lives and in the ministry.
"On Nov. 14, 2005, Jerry
and Terri moved their home and Jerry Trammell Ministries
to Garner, N. C., which is south of Raleigh, the capital city.