Rev. Avery Headd is a native of Louisville, Mississippi, were he received his early christian training at the St. James United Presbyterian Church. He was baptized into the Baptist faith at the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church and Life Center in 1980 under the pastor ship of Rev. Anthony James McMicheal. After diligent dedication in service and commitment to God, Rev. Avery Headd was called into the gospel ministry in 1982 and ordained in 1984. Rev. Headd became the co-pastor of Millers Chapel Baptist Church in Conyers, Georgia in 1986 under the pastor ship of Rev. G.F. Gude, after the retirement of Rev. G.F. Gude in 1994 he became the Pastor of Millers Chapel Baptist Church.
In 1995 Rev. Avery Headd was called as Pastor of the Poplar Hill Baptist Church in Buford, Georgia where he is continuing the work of a flourishing ministry. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Georgia State University and his Masters of Divinity from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta , Georgia. He has conducted and facilitated many seminars, workshops and religious retreats. He held office in the Yellow River Missionary Baptist Association. Rev. Avery Headd has served as Moderator and Vice President of the Hopewell Congress of Christian Education. Rev. Avery Headd is married to his lovely wife Marla. They are blessed with two wonderful children, Meagan and Justin and a grandson, Kaiden He attributes his life philosophy that "Christ has given each of us abundant life to live. Hebrews 11:13