After serving in churches in New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, Leonard joined the staff of Valley View in September of 2007.
Leonard was born and raised in Lake Charles, LA. He grew up attending First Church of Christ is Lake Charles. Leonard graduated with a BA from Dallas Christian College in 1971. He also holds an MA in Religious Studies from Bellford University. Before coming to Valley View, Leonard spent 40 years in the preaching ministry. He is also a Licensed Church Consultant through Church Central and is available for revivals speaking engagements and consulting.