Reid grew up in Laurel, MS. He is a graduate of Mississippi College where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Reid is also a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry degree. He has served in Southern Baptist churches that range from 3,200 in attendance to 28. Reid is married to Dr. Lori Guy, who is a professor at the University of Mobile. Reid and Lori have one son, Beckett.