Charles G. Burke, Sr. was born at Frosa, Texas on June 6,1927. He served in the United States Navy during the years 1945-1946. Charles graduated from Groesbeck High School at Groesbeck, Texas in the year 1948

Charles Burke was married to Janie Robinson on August 25,1954 and they have two children and five grand children and three great grand children.

He attended Navarro Junior College in Corsicana, Texas and later attended National Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where he received a Th.D. Degree.

Charles Burke has been a member of the New Testament Church of Christ for over fifty seven years. He has preached full time for the Church of Christ in Texas, California, Utah, and Arizona. He is now working with the Church in Safford, Arizona. Charles has written several books and many tracts.. He also preaches on several Lectureships, and holds some gospel meetings each year.