Pastor Donaldson was saved at the age of 19 years old at a Baptist church in Tulsa, OK. From that time he has been active in church ministry, and has been in the ministry for a total of 38 years now. He received his training for the ministry from Temple Baptist Institute, a ministry of Broken Arrow Baptist Temple in Broken Arrow, OK. He served for a long time as a teacher at that institute as well. In June of 1996, he was sent out of Broken Arrow Baptist Temple to start a church in Muskogee, OK. The church was organized with 25 charter members on July 21st 1998. He has faithfully guided this church as her pastor for 20 years now. His wife, Debra, has served faithfully by his side all of this time and is a vital part of the church. His 2 children, along with his 6 grandchildren, serve as well and are important parts of Liberty Baptist Temple.