Pastor Gilley was ordained with the Kentucky District Council of the Assemblies of God in 1985. He received his ministerial and pastoral training through Berean School of the Bible, Springfield, Mo.
He has served only two other churches in 39 years of ministry. Beginning as Usher, Sunday school teacher, Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor and then Senior Pastor.
Pastor Herman joined Radcliff First as Senior Pastor in November of 2004. He has previously served churches in Middlesboro and Winchester, Kentucky.
Pastor Herman and Davetta have 3 children, 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.