Pastor Earl Sherrick was born in Virginia and is the 5th of 10 children. Pastor joined the Marine Corps soon after graduating high school. After his discharge, he enrolled in Southeastern University Bible College. After his first year of college he married Betty Phelps, his wife of over 50 years.
Pastor Sherrick is a graduate of Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida and received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Saint Thomas Christian College, Jacksonville, Florida.
Pastor Sherrick has pastored churches in West Virginia, Missouri, Massachusetts, California and came to New Jersey from Tennessee. By direction of the Holy Spirit, he came to Pennsville to establish Christian Life Center in 1977.
Pastor Sherrick has traveled to over 50 nations of the world preaching the message of God’s love and salvation through the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ – how to live by faith, and His soon return.