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After surrendering to preach the gospel, Donny was led to begin sharing the Word of God using the resource of radio. For over 45 years now he has joyfully preached on air the message of Jesus Christ and has been faithful to the divine call in using this outreach. Donny has been serving as the founder and director of the Search the Word Broadcast Ministry since October 1988. This radio broadcast is a non-profit, tax-deductible ministry. Donny has preached in over 390 revivals or crusades over the 47 years of his ministry and has had the joy of seeing many people come to the saving knowledge of Christ. Meetings preached in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and North Carolina have been a part of this outreach.
Donny's Education includes extension studies through Samford University's extension center with Dr. Oland Wilson, Dr. John Bryan and Dr. Steve Loggins. He and Sheila both are Alumnus of the Institute in Basic Life Principles founded and directed by Bill Gothard. Donny and Sheila both have been active in attending the Basic, Advanced and Christian Leaders seminars since 1984. They believe it is important to continue your individual spiritual growth through the many resources, which are available, but that it is paramount for each of us to search the Word of God with the enlightenment of the Holy Spirit for our development of our personal maturity.
Donny preaches and teaches the gospel message in order for individuals to come to the knowledge of the truth through salvation. His heart's desire is to strengthen Christians to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and understanding by discipline them in God's word. Donny's ministry has been one of deep conviction and integrity centered on Biblical truth. It is Donny's belief that preaching should deliver spiritual truth with love, conviction, and compassion through a Christ-centered message relevant to our daily lives. His preaching ministers to all ages uniting believers around the fundamental truths of scripture. His convictions are deeply founded in the beliefs of the Baptist faith and doctrine. He stands on his beliefs in the infallible Word of God, the virgin birth of Christ, mankind's payment for sin by the blood of Christ, the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Second Coming of our Lord. Donny's prayer is that he will always be found faithful to his calling in exalting the Lord Jesus Christ. His motto is:
"IF I DO IT NOT BUT TO HONOR GOD, THEN LET ME DO IT NOT AT ALL."
"Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers." Ephesians 4:29
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