Gerald McDaniel was born on June 26, 1954, in Pavo, Georgia.
He was saved September 22, 1974.
He was married in August of 1976 to Julie Kaye Ferguson of Covington, Indiana.
They have four children—Joanna, Josiah, Jonathan, and Joy.
Joanna graduated from Pensacola Christian College in Florida. Josiah graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. Jonathan graduated from Darton College in Albany, Georgia and Valdosta State University in Valdosta. Joy graduated from Crown College in Powell, Tennessee.
Gerald McDaniel has an associate’s degree in engineering from Moultrie Technical College in Moultrie, Georgia; a bachelor’s degree from a combination of Hyles Anderson College of Indiana and Heritage Baptist College of Indiana; and a master’s degree from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in Georgia.
Gerald McDaniel has been a pastor or associate pastor for over forty years.