Meet Dr. Eason

Gregory V. Eason, Sr., was born in Metter, GA, and is the son of Reverend William and Mrs. Geneva Eason.He graduated from East Georgia College in Swainsboro, Georgia in 1981, and from Morris Brown College,Atlanta, GA in 1983, Magna cum Laude. He continued his education and was conferred the Master of Divinity degree from Turner Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA in 1986.

He received his Master of Theology degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA in 1988 where his Thesis was: “Suffering, Liberation and Violence: careers. A Study of God’s Presence in the History of Black America.”C.A.

Dr. Eason received his Doctorate of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in May, 2011. His project dissertation was entitled, “Radical Hospitality, Re-envisioning a Downtown Historic Congregation”. Dr. Eason has served as Senior Pastor of several African Methodist Episcopal churches. Among them are St. Mark and Hickman Tabernacle AME Churches (Wadley & Augusta, GA); St. James AME Church (Thomson, GA); St. James AME Church (Monticello, GA); St. Philip AME Church (Savannah, GA); Flipper Temple AME Church (Atlanta, GA); Big Bethel AME Church (Atlanta, GA) ; St. Paul AME Church (Atlanta, GA). Rev. Eason currently serves as Senior Pastor of Flipper Temple AME Church, Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Eason has been bestowed many honors including: being inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College; a member of The International Society of Theta Phi, ITC; The Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Image Award for Outstanding Community Service, Turner Theological Seminary; and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Dr. Eason is the husband of Mrs. Linda Tyson Eason. They are the blessed parents of the Late Carmen Jovonne Eason and Gregory V. Eason, Jr.

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28