Terry Trivette was saved at the age of seven, and baptized at the Lupton Drive Baptist Church in Chattanooga. He grew up under the ministry of his dad, Pastor Ken Trivette. At the age of 19, he answered the call to preach, and enrolled in Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville, GA. In 2000, he came on staff at Temple Baptist Church in Chattanooga. He served at Temple until 2007, when he was called as pastor of the White Oak Baptist Church in Trenton, GA. Terry also presently serves as a professor at Covington Theological Seminary.
Terry and his wife, Angel, have two children, Tanner and Grace.