DONNIE WILTSHIRESenior Consultant, Special Ministries
(800) 395-5102 x5630
Donnie Wiltshire is the special ministries consultant for the BSCNC. He began working in this position in June 1999. He came to North Carolina from Tennessee, where he was the pastor of the deaf congregation and minister to senior adults at the First Baptist Church of Memphis. Prior to his ministry in Memphis, he pastored in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally from Texas, he served several churches there as a minister with the deaf in Fort Worth, Brownwood and Corpus Christi.
Donnie has a bachelor’s degree from Howard Payne University, a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctorate in theology from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served on the adjunct faculty of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana; Southern Seminary of Louisville, Kentucky; Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California; and Gardner-Webb University of Boiling Springs, North Carolina.
He has written and edited several books, including “In That Day, A History of Southern Baptist Deaf Work,” “The Southern Baptist Conference of the Deaf, A Celebration of Fifty Years” and “Memories, The Life of J. W. Gardner.”
Donnie resides in Cary, North Carolina, with his wife, Irma. They have three children and six grandchildren.