Liberty University, DMin (2012)
Union Presbyterian Seminary, ThM (2008)
Fuller Theological Seminary, MA (2006)
Virginia Union University, MDiv (2005)
Saint Augustine's University, BA (2000)
UNC School of the Arts (2000-2002)
The Shaw Divinity School (2006-2007)
Ordained: Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association (2005)
Licensed: Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association: (2002)
Senior Pastor, Peter's Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Wallace, NC (2010-Present)
Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, North Carolina Wesleyan College Adult and Professional Studies Program (2013-Present)
Professor of Practical Theology, Apex School of Theology (2013-Present)
Dr. Grimes was recently awarded a Church Implementation Grant in the amount of $20,000 from the prestigious Kern Family Foundation through which the Iron Mine Initiative was founded. The Iron Mine Initiative is a ministry of Faith, Work and Economics that coordinates the efforts of Peter's Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church with those of civic organizations, community leaders and parents for the purpose of providing financial workshops, job training, tutoring and youth-oritented activities.
Dr. Grimes is also a member of the Governing Board of Directors of the Goldsboro-Wayne Transporation Authority (GWTA).