Charlie was born and raised outside of Dawson, Georgia, on a farm. His wife, Lynn is a big city girl from Jacksonville, Florida. They met and fell in love while attending Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. They married in December 1985. Their son, Justin was born in Louisville, Kentucky after Charlie completed his degree at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Their daughter, Kalyn was born three years (to the day) later in Albany, Georgia. Charlie and Lynn enjoy time together and with their family, and have been at Grove Level since January 2001. They love the Lord and are thankful for their church family at Grove Level.