Richard was saved and baptized in 1975 and surrendered to the call to preach in 1986. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. He then graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY in 1993 with a Master's of Divinity.
Richard married his wife Christy in 1988. They have 2 children Lindsey and Noah.
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Rev. Brandon Cate
337 W. Mount Road;
Kodak, TN - (865) 933-0692
"And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." - Matthew 4:19
Rev. Richard Compton
Brandon was saved here at Beech Springs Baptist Church in 1991. He felt the call into ministry February 9, 2003. Brandon continued his education and refining his skills in preaching at Johnson Bible College. Graduating in 2007 with a BA in Preaching and Bible. Brandon graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY in the Spring of 2016 with his M.Div in Pastoral Ministry.
Brandon met his wife Tracy while she was preparing for Kindergarten graduation in 2008. She is a first grade teacher at Northview Primary. And they have recently welcomed home their son Jeremiah Lee Cate on July 25, 2016