Marty is passionate about preaching Christ’s transformational leadership, worship being the primary foundation for that process , engaging in small groups to grown spiritually and serving others to meet the needs of our community, region and world.
A graduate of Huntingdon College with a Bachelor of Arts, and Asbury Theological Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity, he has served United Methodist Churches in the Kentucky, Alabama West Florida Conferences. He then began serving as a Chaplain in the United States Army where he ministered for 26 years before joining Trinity in June 2012. He has offered Christ to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines at home and on the battle fields of Kuwait, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Marty and his spouse Karen have two adult sons. John, his spouse Ashley, their two daughters Hadley and Riley and their Pug Bruco live in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Michael, his spouse Sarah, and their Springer Spaniel, Jack, live in Huntsville, Alabama. Marty and Karen also have a Yorkie, Sasha, and a Black Lab, Tron.