Troy grew up in Southwest Florida and graduated from Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennesee. After college, he attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated in 1992. Troy has worked for over 20 years in student ministry and is very familiar with the struggles and temptations that students face daily. Recently he has had the opportunity to speak at youth camps in Latvia and has written several student discipleship books. Troy’s hobbies are sand volleyball and golf, and he has a passion for reaching the lost and discipling Christians. Troy is now pastoring Glade Community Church in Daniels, West Virginia.