Pastor Talbot Davis

Talbot Davis was born and raised in Dallas, Texas.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Princeton University and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. In 30 years of full-time United Methodist ministry in the Western North Carolina Annual Conference, he has served two appointments: Mt. Carmel-Midway (1990-1999) and Good Shepherd (1999-present).


Talbot’s preaching and teaching ministry caught the eye of Abingdon Press which has turned five of his sermon series into books:  Head Scratchers, The Storm Before The Calm, The Shadow Of A Doubt, Solve and Crash Test Dummies: Surprising Lessons From The Book Of Judges. His latest book, Simplify the Message: Multiply the Impact, was published in February 2020.


Talbot and his wife Julie have two adult children and reside in Charlotte, NC. 


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