Troy surrendered to the call of ministry at age 19 and has been serving in church since he was 12-years-old. He has Pastored churches in south central Mississippi and south central Kentucky.
Troy planted Great Oaks Ministries with friends on March 28, 2008.
Troy has an apostolic anointing with a heart for equipping pastors to carry out their call. As God leads, he goes out to carry this message at Revivals, Conferences, Workshops, and Campmeetings. Troy is the Founder of Abba's Heart Ministries.
He holds an Associates of Art degree from Jones Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi, a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Mathematics and Minor in Music from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and is currently working toward a Doctorate of Ministry as a Randy Clark Scholar from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Troy married his childhood sweetheart Stephanie Lee Long and they have 4 beautiful children, Sarah Kate, Ethan, Nathanael and Hadassah.