Pastor Tracy L. Boles is a native of Hampton, South Carolina. He and his lovely wife, First Lady Darlene Boles, have three children: their son Tracy James, and two daughters Faith and Love. Before pursuing ministry as his full-time occupation, Pastor Boles was a Project Manager for Bank of America. During his seven years of service at Bank of America, he was promoted to the ranks of Assistant Vice President. He is a proud member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Pastor Boles graduated from Lander University in 1995, where he was a member of the men’s varsity basketball team, with a degree in Business Administration. He also graduated from the American Institute of Banking in 1999, he earned a Master of Ministry in 2016 and a Master of Divinity in 2018 from Luther Rice College & Seminary. He is currently enrolled at United Theological Seminary where he is pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry.
Pastor Boles served as a personal assistant to Bishop James H. Morton for ten years and as the Youth Pastor of the New Beginning Full Gospel Baptist Church. In 2011, he was installed as the proud Senior Pastor of the Timothy Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia. Upon Bishop Morton’s passing, he was bestowed the incredible honor of returning home and becoming Senior Pastor of the New Beginning Full Gospel Baptist Church as well.
Pastor Boles is a sought-after revivalist, Christian instructor, and public speaker. Within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, Pastor Boles has served as a regional director for the Fellowship Assistance Council, Youth and Young Adult Director for the State of Georgia, State Director of Pastors, First Assistant to the State Bishop, Overseer for the Athens District and now Overseer for the State of Georgia. Upon his consecration, he will serve as Bishop of the State of Georgia.
“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord.”