Dr. Wash Carthon Jr. is the son of the late Wash Carthon Sr. and Bernice Carthon. He graduated from West Memphis Senior High school, Arkansas in May of 1978. He is married to Susan L. Carthon and has 3 beautiful children son Earl and daughters LaJuanda and Tonya. After accepting Jesus Christ as his personal Savoir, he realized that there was a call upon his life to pursue ministry as a Gospel preacher at the very early age of 12. He was ordained as a deacon at age 14. Dr. Carthon’s main objective is focused towards winning the young, and as well as the elderly, for the kingdom of God and helping them to accept the Word as a standard way of living while becoming more prosperous during their walk with the Lord Jesus Christ. Since graduating from high school and enlisting in the United States Navy in August of 1978, he has attended numerous Military Leadership, Management, and Instructional Schools. His ministry has escalated from his attendance and approach to higher education. He earned his Associate Degree (AGS) from Central Texas College in Killeen Texas, Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College in Albany NY, and Master of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University St. Louis MO. He is a graduate of International Apostolic University of Grace and Truth, in Dayton, OH, where he earned his Master Degree and Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling.
Dr. Carthon retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 5 from the U.S. Navy he completed 31 years of Honorable Service. He organized and is presently the Senior Pastor and founder of School of Tyrannus International Ministries, Inc., located in Newport News, VA which primarily focused on the ministerial elements of outreach and evangelism. In the year of 1990 during his assignment at Lakehurst, NJ he established and organized a ministry called Jesus Christ Armed Forces Ministry. And, Dr. Carthon’s most treasured memories of ministry includes an establishment of a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, instructing stress management, family service classes and foreign outreach evangelism. He is currently working with the Drug Court in the city of Newport News, VA as an alcohol and drug facilitator. Additionally, he is an employed government contractor working for the United States Navy as an Education Service Trainer, teaching Sailors and their families about the awareness of operational stress control.
Since 1987, Dr. Carthon has established and organized ministries onboard naval ships over hundreds of souls were saved, baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit. After hearing his anointed powerful teaching and preaching your life will be completely changed and empowered by the Holy Spirit.