Melvin Sapp obeyed the Gospel at the Church of Christ on McCartha Drive in Columbus, Georgia.
He enrolled in the Memphis School of Preaching and graduated in April of 1986.
While in school he married Frances Reid and they now have two children; Xavier (27) and Candace (25) years old.
He started full-time preaching for the Northside church of Christ in Butler, Alabama 1986 and labored with that congregation for seven and one-half years (7-1/2). He accepted the work with the Kingsbury Road church of Christ in Sumter, South Carolina in October of 1993 and continues at this present time. Bro. Sapp was appointed as one of the elders at Kingsbury Road in February of 2002.