LaVon grew up in Ft. Walton Beach, FL where he graduated from Choctawhatchee High School. After graduating, he worked in marketing and sales for a number of years. In 1986, he married his wife Brenda and not long afterward, accepted the call into ministry. Having served in many different areas of ministry, LaVon accepted the position of Lead Pastor of Evangel Worship Center in July of 1999. LaVon has guided Evangel through many changes over the years and has a passion to see the church impact the community. LaVon and Brenda have two daughters, Lauren and Chelsey.