Ralph Sexton ( - )
Listen to freely downloadable audio sermons by the speaker Ralph Sexton in mp3 format. Ralph H. Sexton, Jr., Senior Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, was born January 17, 1947 to Ralph, Sr. and Jacqueline Sexton in Asheville, North Carolina. Educated in the public schools of the City of Asheville, he graduated from Lee Edwards High School in 1965. Following graduation, he continued his education at Trevecca College in Nashville, Tennessee, UNC Asheville, and UNC Charlotte. Dr. Sexton has an earned Doctor of Divinity from Bethany Theological Seminary in Dothan, Alabama and honorary degrees from the Baptist International School of the Scriptures, Baptist Christian University, and Trinity Baptist College, Jacksonville, FL.
Sexton owned and operated the Asheville Vending Company until he sold the company to enter the ministry. After being ordained in 1975, he served as Youth Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church. In 1980, he entered the field of full-time evangelism holding crusades, seminars, and church revivals in America, Honduras, Haiti, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Mexico, and the Bahamas. At the invitation of the National Park Service, Dr. Sexton conducted a crusade on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in 1986. As part of his work with the prison ministries, the State of North Carolina allowed him to conduct a tent meeting inside the prison yard. Dr. Sexton assumed the position of Senior Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in 1988. You can learn more about this ministry at Ralph Sexton Ministries.