Brother Priest was converted at the age of 18 through the evangelistic efforts of a classmate in high school. He felt called to the ministry two years after his conversion. Originally from New Albany MS, Stuart moved to Jacksonville TX to pursue seminary training. He holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (Summa Cum Laude) and is currently working towards the Master of Divinity degree from the same institution. Stuart is married to his bride and best friend, Rachel.