Pastor Anderson was born in Presque Isle, Maine. He also spent a number of his early years in the Rockland, Maine area. He is a graduate of Glen Cove Bible College. For nine years, he was the pastor of the Grace Baptist Church of Highland Falls, New York. This church is near West Point.
In 1980, he became the pastor of the Faith Baptist Church in Palmer, Massachusetts. 2005 marks the 25th year he has been the pastor of Faith Baptist.