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Craig Martin Barnes, American minister. author, musician, broadcaster, Certified Public Accountant, auditor, tax accountant, Tennessee. Ernst and Whinney scholar, 1976. Member, singer Nashville Symphony Chorus, 1982-1986, coach Comptroller Sox Softball Team, Nashville, 1984-1986; commissioner State Softball Leagues, 1985-1986. Member of Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville N-Trak R.R. Club.

Background

Barnes, Craig Martin was born on May 5, 1949 in Oak Park, Illinois. Son of Raymond Herbert and Barbara Anne (Barlow) Barnes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music Education, University Illinois, 1971; Bachelor in Accounting and Finance, University South Florida, 1976.

Career

Controller: Fore Line Safe Company, Tampa, Florida; Fore Line Buildings, Largo, Florida, 1973-1975.

Electronic data processing audit manager Comptroller of Treasury State of Tennessee, Nashville, 1976-1988. Wrote the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Audit Manual and the Tennessee Fund Accounting Computer Program.

Singer: Nashville Symphony Chorus, Jubilate Singers, 1982-1986.

Private CPA practice, Gallatin-Cottontown, Tennessee, 1986-1997.

Owner: CMB Capital Management, FoxFire Fund, 1991-1998.

Pastor, Chaplain, Director, Cave Springs Church and Home for Handicapped, 1997-2015.

Owner Glory Light Ministries, Springfield, Tennessee, since 2011. Worldwide Internet gospel radio.

President, CEO, Glory Light Foundation, Inc., since 2013.

Author: "Pillars of the Gospel", 2014; "Feast Days for the Contemporary Mind", 2014; "Small Ball: the Blessings of Minature Baseball", 2016.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee, auditor, tax accountant, Tennessee.

Works

Membership

Member, singer Nashville Symphony Chorus, 1982-1986 (sang 3rd bass), coach Comptroller Sox Softball Team (played 3rd base), Nashville, 1984-1986, commissioner State Softball Leagues, 1985-1986. Member of Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville N-Trak R.R. Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Softball, baseball, model railroading, music.

Connections

Married Joyce "Joy" Marie Brainard, January 31, 1971. Children: Annette Marie, Walter Martin.

father:
Raymond Herbert Barnes

mother:
Barbara Anne (Barlow) Barnes

spouse:
Joyce "Joy" Marie Brainard

child:
Annette Marie Barnes

child:
Walter Martin Barnes