Gerald Crab was born in Rosine, Kentucky, a rural town, which is also the birthplace of Bill Monroe, the founder of bluegrass music. He began his ministry and preached his first sermon in a small church near Horse Branch, Kentucky, in the summer of 1973 at age sixteen.
Since then, he has pastored seven churches, two of which he founded.
Gerald has written over 350 songs. He was won multiple Christian music awards, including Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Publisher of the Year.
Gerald and his wife, Debi, make their home in Ripley, Mississippi. They schedule and conduct approximately 150 dates per year, which include concerts, camp meetings, and revivals.