HOUSTON – On April 21, the Rev.Dr.Whitfield graduated from Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Fla., with the Doctor of Theology degree.
Dr.Whitfield completed his chaplaincy internship at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He dealt with the influence of religion on health behaviors as his dissertational project on which he scored 100 percent in grammar and content.
Dr.Whitfield is a bivocational pastor. He is the pastor of Shady Grove M.B. Church in Prairie and he is also employed at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora as sleep coordinator. He is double registered, as a Respiratory Therapist and Sleep Technologist.
He is married to Shanta and they have two children, Ahmad and Gabby.
Dr.Whitfield says he is not finished but is pressing on toward a second doctorate at the Ph.D level in Clinical Christian Counseling.