With his work experience, a degree in secondary education, and formal Bible training, the Lord trained Andy in people and communicating with them from all walks of life. He accepted Christ in 1971 at a Christian commune while a college student. Andy filled in as pastor at Glad Tidings Tabernacle Assembly of God, Greer SC for 1 year. He has also been blogging Bible studies for many years. Andy is now a Sr. Retired Assemblies of God minister.