Elder Tony Artis earned a Master of Science in Industrial Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina A&T State University. He was the NASA Award Recipient for being an outstanding graduate student. He has over 15 years of experience in Supply Chain.
Tony is a graduate of the Bishop C. E. Anderson Elder School in 2008 and is an ordained Elder in the Churches of God in Christ. Over the years, Elder Artis has served in numerous roles in ministry including Teacher, Head Adjutant, Site Director for Positive Direction for Youth and Family (PDY&F), Assistant in Ministries Building, Malachi House Assistant & Teacher, Connect/Small Group Leader, School of Disciples Teacher, Pastoral Care Assistant, Financial Dept. Assistant, Marriage Encounter Assistant & Teacher, and Coordinator for the Men’s Encounter, just to name a few.
Elder Artis currently serves the ministry under Superintendent Otis Lockett Jr, and previously served Pastor Joshua Lockett at Triad Christian Center. Elder Artis has received numerous awards in the ministry, including Servant of the Year & Teacher of the year. He was awarded the 1st and only Man of the Year by the late Bishop Otis Lockett Sr. in 2009.
Elder Artis has a ministerial focus on the “Deliverance of Men” toward which he commits to teaching and ministering to the men of Malachi House II every Monday and Wednesday night. Further, he ministers’ Christ Freedom through the Men’s Encounter, and has reached well over a thousand men and counting.