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. 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 recent passing, he has been bestowed the honor of returning home and pastoring the New Beginning Full Gospel Baptist Church as well.
Pastor Boles is a highly sought after revivalist, Christian instructor, and public speaker. Within the International Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, Pastor Boles has served on the Fellowship Assistance Council and as the Youth and Young Adult Director for the state of Georgia. In 2015, The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship appointed him State Director of Pastors. And in January 2017, he was asked to serve as Overseer for the Athens District. He also served on the board of directors at the Mercy Health Care Clinic in Athens, GA.
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, and he has earned a Master’s of Ministry and a Master’s of Divinity from Luther Rice College & Seminary. He is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree at United Theological Seminary. 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. Being a proud member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., his motto for life is,
“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord.”