Rev. Phillips is a native of Charlotte, NC. He is married to Sara A. Phillips and they are the parents of one daughter Erica. Rev. Phillips attended Myers Park High School and upon graduating, served in the United States Marine Corps until he was honorably discharged.
Rev. Phillips has attended, Central Piedmont Community College, Shaw University, and Shaw University Divinity School. He holds an Associate of Arts degree in Religious Studies, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy, and is nearing the completion of a Master of Divinity degree.
Rev. Phillips served as the pastor of the Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church of Charlotte, NC for seven years. Additionally, he served as Vice Moderator of the Southwestern District Primitive Baptist Association and held several other posts within the local Association and State Primitive Baptist Convention.
In January of 2014, Rev. Phillips, listened to the voice of the Holy Spirit and established the Millennium Temple Baptist Church. Pastor Phillips attests that without a shadow of a doubt the Lord gave him this ministry to share with his people.
His community and civic contributions have included working with the NAACP, Helping Empowering Local People (H.E.L.P.), Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium, Crime Victims Coalition of Charlotte, and both the Charlotte and Cabarrus chapters of Mothers of Murdered Offspring (MOM-O). In 2016, Pastor Phillips was the chair for the UMBA Martin Luther King Jr. annual event. For his leadership and community involvement, Rev. Phillips received recognition by the non-partisan Black Political Caucus with the Religious Leadership Award in 2010.