Gerald McDaniel was born on June 26, 1954 in Pavo, Georgia and raised in Doerun, Georgia. He was saved September 22, 1974 and called to preach on October 19, 1975. He was married in August of 1976 to Julie Kaye Ferguson of Covington, Indiana. They have four children. Joanna, a preacher’s wife; Josiah, a preacher; Jonathan, a policeman; and Joanna, a preacher’s wife. Gerald has presently eight grandchildren. Gerald has an Associate’s degree in Engineering and a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Theology. He has been in the ministry and a Associate Pastor or Pastor for over 45 years.