Stacey was raised in East Tennessee and married his wife Janine while still in college. Together, they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Business Administration, and also has a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership Studies from Liberty Theological Seminary.
After a thirteen year career in law enforcement, Stacey was called into full-time ministry in 2000, and since that time, he has served at four churches. He has also been involved in three new church plants in Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Florida. Stacey volunteers as a chaplain with the Tennessee Highway Patrol.