Perry is beginning his 25th year as a Campus Minister with Auburn Christian Fellowship (ACF), a Campus Ministry working among the students of Auburn University and a mission that Northside supports. Perry is a graduate of West Georgia College (now State University of West Georgia), Emmanuel Christian Seminary (M.A.R.), Fuller Theological Seminary's School of World Mission (M.A. Cross-Cultural Studies), and is currently a Doctor of Ministry (DMin) student at Columbia International University. In addition to ACF, Perry teaches several missions courses at Point University and is Chairman of the Steering Committee of CMFI's Globalscope International Campus Ministry mission. Perry has been married to Laura (a 5th grade math teacher in Auburn) for 29 years and the father of Rebekah Rubin-DeJesus, Rachel and Noah.