Grace can be a tough word to get your hands around.
But that's the word that comes up time and time again in the life and ministry of Quinton Mills
It's the pillar of his
personal relationship with Christ, it's evident in his
30 plus years of music ministry, and it's a mainstay of his
spent years - saying no to God.
"I just wanted to live how I wanted to live, do what I wanted to do.
Those were my most difficult years - years of wandering and disobedience, years of alcohol abuse, drugs and rock music.
I still tremble to think of how far I strayed from the Lord."
, is a Native American Indian and a member of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe
located in Hollister, NC., accepted the Lord Jesus Christ in 1972 after many years of addiction to alcohol, drugs and rock music.
Giving his talents to the Lord after conversion paved a road to international success for him as a very prolific writer, a dynamic singer and a powerful anointed evangelist.
In the mid-1980's, Quinton
wrote and released the song, "I Found The Lily In My Valley", which catapulted him into the national spotlight.
has written and released many other hits with such popularity that has made him one of America's favorite gospel singers
is quick to point to God's grace as what has brought him from that place to where he
And that's simply to a place where he
is hungering for more of Christ.
As Quinton celebrates over 30 years in the Christian music industry, he fondly remembers his fledgling beginning in 1972 when he established Quinton Mills Ministries.
"My specific calling, as I understood it, was to communicate through music the theme of spiritual awakening - the turning of hearts back to the Lord."
audiences are captivated by his
ability to communicate with them for hours, often leaving them wanting more before the event is closed.
will tell you "this is attributed to the anointed ministry God has blessed me with."
feels called and privileged to share Christ's love through his
music ministry, Quinton's first ministry is to his
wife Pam, who is a member of the Lumbee Tribe in Lumberton, NC., and their son Gabriel travel nationally alongside Quinton
, ministering, singing and sharing his
personal deliverance testimony from drugs and alcohol.
has proven to be a very effective communicator in many areas, while enjoying the results of winning thousands of souls to the Lord.
Quinton has been preaching since 1982 and is a graduate of the North Caroline College of Theology with a Doctorate of Theology.