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Mr. Anthony R. Booker, Minister

Brother Anthony R. Booker 

Is a native of Maury County and resides in Columbia, TN with his wife Sister Ira Booker of 41 years.


God made them stewards over six sons, Anthony II, Antson, Antonio, Antwan, Antres, and Antipas. 

They have been blessed by God and given 18 bundles of JOY with their grandchildren, Jakarii, Aaron, Azaria, Zyarn, Qua, Jaidynn, Emmanuel, Noah, Celinda, Lawrence, Nahshon Titus, Trystan, Kingston, Ke’Von, Maisey, MaKenna and Alijah.  Plus 1 more bundle of joy great grandchild, Tyron.


God blessed them with 5 daughters in love, Teneille, Claudia, Kendra, Meiya and Linzy.

Bro. Booker has been preaching for over 50 years. Preaching his first sermon on youth Sunday at the Pleasant Union Church of Christ in Hampshire, TN at the age of 17 years old.

Bro. Booker has served the following congregations:

  • New Hebrew Church of Christ in Lewisburg, TN

  • Broadway Street Church of Christ in Mt. Pleasant, TN

  • Street Evangelist for the Nashville Inner City Ministry in Nashville, TN

  • Columbia Avenue Church of Christ in Centerville, TN

  • Presently the servant and minister for the Bird Street Church of Christ in Shelbyville, TN

Besides his ministerial duties: Bro. Booker has been self-employed contractor, specializing in remolding and additions. Also participated with the Maury Hills Church of Christ in Medical and Mission trips to Belize in Central America.


God has allowed him to obtain his education and post-secondary training from MTSU in Murfreesboro, TN, and David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Bro. Booker further received training through the Nashville School of Preaching.

Has taught at The Great Commission School in Nashville, TN.

Bro. Booker and his wife has hosted and taught Marriage classes, Marriage Retreats and Workshops throughout the brotherhood.

He also has spoken at National and Local Lectureships, conducted Gospel Meetings, Youth Camps, Youth Rallies throughout the brotherhood.


Bro. Booker quotes, his wife in saying “THAT HE IS HER BEST BIBLE TEACHER”

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