Pastor Jerry (a native New Yorker) and Linda (the daughter of a career Air Force veteran) were married in 1974 in Mineral Wells,
. Pastor Jerry retired from the United States Air Force with 20 years of service in 1989. He has Bachelor of Arts Degree from
. They have 2 children Michael (
) and Leah (Paul) and 6 grandchildren. They also have a very spoiled German Shepherd name Sasha.