Welcome to Word of Life Church, Johnson City, Tennessee. We are a Non-Denominational church but our roots run from the early Pentecostal era making our services more of a Pentecostal type of atmosphere. Our congregation numbers around 600 brothers and sisters of whom many have relocated to our area from Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Georgia, North Carolina.
The diverse makeup of our congregation offers many different styles of special singing. You may hear contemporary,classical, bluegrass, and some ‘good ole’ Southern gospel singing.
The main focus and purpose of Word of Life Church is God’s Word. To have the words of the Bible made manifest in a people that will make a better neighbor, husband, wife, son or daughter and to reach out to the unsaved.
Brother Donny Reagan is the pastor of Word of Life Church and has the great task of providing spiritual food and guidance to a multitude of sheep with various needs on a daily and weekly basis. Brother Reagan is a very dynamic preacher who preaches what you need to hear and not what you want to hear. If you are searching for a pastor who has a shepherd’s heart as we believe Brother Donny has, then we offer you the opportunity to join us for service or live stream from our website.
It is our desire that we could help you start your Christian journey or in some way encourage you until we reach that glorious morning when we shall see our Lord in the air. May God Richly Bless You!
Our Services are on Wednesday at 7:00 PM, and Sunday at 11:00 AM. Our Sunday School starts at 10:30 AM. and offers 5 classes ranging from ages 3 to 13.
Jim Whitson, Deacon
I have been attending Word of Life Church when it was still at Roan Hill. I have been serving the Lord since the age of twelve years old and have been a deacon at Happy Valley Church Of Jesus Christ since 1975. As a deacon, it is a great honor to serve his people as I serve Him. My wife, Barbara and I have two married daughters with three grandchildren, all (thank the Lord) are in church at Word of Life. Bro. Jim Whitson
Dallas Ornduff, Deacon
I was born and raised in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Even though I attended a denominational Christian church, I always felt there could be more to God than what I was being taught. Not knowing why at the time, as a young boy God would deal with me differently on subject matters and I felt condemned about things that didn’t seem to bother others. I would often pass by a church on the hill. While passing by this church one day in the early 1970’s, I looked up as I had many times before, but this time something struck me that one day I would attend this church and maybe even meet a girl there. A few years later I was introduced to a girl named Donna who just happened to attend this particular church. There is where we were married and gave our hearts to the Lord. Now some (30) years later, I can look back thru my life and see how every road I took and many times the wrong ones (no matter how twisted and turned they were), they all led me right here to this light house called Word of Life Church of Johnson City where I have been serving as a deacon since 1991. Bro. Dallas Ornduff
Scott Arrowood, Deacon
My family moved to Tennessee in 1994 to attend Happy Valley Church Of Jesus Christ. My wife Carrie and I have three married children and a grandson. I became a deacon in 1996 and consider it a Joy to serve our Lord through the people at Word of Life. Bro. Scott Arrowood
George Hamblen, Deacon
I was born two months premature, the youngest of triplets and was raised in a Lutheran home. By the time I was twelve, we had gone from the Lutheran church to the Assembly of God. From there to United Pentecostal Church. My oldest sister and her husband introduced us to the message in 1972. I married my wife Rachel on February 1984 and after waiting for sixteen years to have a child, God answered our prayers and gave us a girl in 2000. I was elected to be a deacon in early 2002. Bro. George Hamblen
Bro. Donny Reagan
Pastor Donny Reagan, his wife Carol and family relocated to Johnson City in 1988. He became the Pastor in September of 1987. At present the Word of Life congregation has about 600 members. Under the leadership of Pastor Reagan’s ministry, God has enabled us to be involved in numerous overseas missionary endeavors that include several countries. Pastor Reagan also has the assistance of several ministers and evangelists who help in the care of our congregation. Our outreach, ministries are made possible by live streaming and reach many states within our country and also several foreign countries worldwide.
The objectives and goals of the Word of Life Church and Pastor Donny Reagan are that the message of God through his prophet messenger William Branham will restore this end-time church back to the original faith of the Apostolic Fathers in the book of Acts. We believe that the true church of God must have a born-again experience and will be perfected in the Five-Fold Ministry given to the church. We trust that the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ website will be an encouragement and help in your Christian walk.