A native of Nicholls, Georgia, and a fourth generation Church of God member, Dr. Propes was converted in 1962. He began his ministry in 1974, receiving his ordination in 1984.
Propes’ pastorates include Sunset Boulevard in Jesup, Georgia, and Live Oak in Hinesville, Georgia. On two occasions, he served as state evangelism director for the Great Lakes Region and Northern Ohio. Propes was also state overseer of the Great Lakes Region, Northern Ohio, and South Carolina. He was appointed as General Director of Publications at Pathway Press in 2004. From 2008 to 2012, Propes served as a member of the International Executive Council.
Dr. Propes holds a Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) from Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Master of Religious Education from Trinity Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Education from Lee University.
Dr. Propes’ experience covers a wide range of committees and boards, as well as professional and civic activities. Additionally, he has published works and has served as a contributing writer to numerous books and publications.
Dr. Propes is married to LaQuita and they have two children: Matthew Thomas, and wife, Jennifer; and a special needs daughter, Summer Joy. The Propes have one grandchild, Mark Thomas.
World Missions is grateful for the global influence Dr. Propes brings to the office of assistant director, and his expertise will be invaluable to the FINISH Commitment.