Gerald McDaniel was born on June 26, 1954 in Pavo, Georgia. He was saved on Sept. 22, 1974 and called to preach on Oct. 19, 1975. He was married on August 21, 1976 to Julie Kaye Ferguson of Covington, Indiana. They have four children. Joanna, a preacher’s wife. Josiah, a preacher. Jonathan, a policeman. Joy, a preacher’s wife. Gerald McDaniel has an associates degree in Engineering from Moultrie Technical College in Moultrie, Georgia. A Bachelor’s Degree from a combination of Hyles Anderson College in Indiana and Heritage Baptist College of Indiana and a Master’s Degree in theology from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in Georgia. Gerald has been in the ministry as a Pastor or an Associate Pastor for over 45 years.