Holds a Doctorate degree in Psychology (Biblical Framework) from Houston Bible College. He also earned a certification as a Certified Mental Health Coach from Light University. He is a Certified Christian Counselor and Board Certified Christian Therapist. He began serving in the ministry while stationed in the United States Army in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. His pastoral ministry began after an early retirement from the Army in 1997, with a Church plant in Northern California. He served as associate pastor of Fortress Christian Center in Antioch, California, and Pastor over the Adult Ministries Department for Grace Community Church in Clear Lake, Texas. Presently, Pastor Cedric serves as Senior Pastor of Destiny Church in Clute, Texas, with a second campus in Mission, Texas. An effective communicator of God’s Word, Pastor Cedric is widely known for his passion for teaching biblical principles and his realistic and dynamic teaching style, which helps people apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives. He and his wife, Anna, have been married since 1983. They are the proud parents of three adult children and one daughter-in-law who work alongside them in ministry, Quantrenia, Adrian (Ann), and Micah.