Pastor Desmond (Julie) have four children (Brooke, Tiffany, Victoria, and Gabriel) ranging in age of 22 – 1 ½. Pastor Desmond is a graduate of Nazarene Bible College (Bachelor of Arts in Ministry), and Trevecca Nazarene University (Master of Organizational Leadership), and he is currently working on a Doctorate of Education in Leadership and Professional Practices from Trevecca.

Pastor Desmond has pastored in Virginia and Kentucky, and currently serves as the Kentucky District Nazarene Missions International President.