House of Prayer, Praise, & Worship
Pastor Donald W. Hooks
FOUNDER LOVINGKINDNESS MINISTRIES INC.
HOUSE OF PRAYER, PRAISE & WORSHIP
Founded in April 14, 1998
Pastor Donald W. Hooks, a native of Waco, Texas, which is where he was born and raised. He received the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at an early age in his life. He joined the United States Army immediately after graduating from Richfield High School. Continued his education to achieve and received his Bachelors of Science at Mary Hardin Baylor University in Belton Texas. In addition, a proud graduate of Speak The Word School of Ministry and The Sonship School of the First Born under the leadership of his spiritual father Bishop Nate Holcomb, The Cathedral of Central Texas, Christian House of Prayer in Killeen Texas.
He was stationed in Korea from 1979-1980 and was relocated to Fort Lewis, Washington, from 1980-1982 were he accepted the Lord. Traveled to Waco Texas and served in the National Guard from 1984-1986.
He committed his life to the Lord June 19th, 1981, in Tacoma Washington at New Covenant Full Gospel Pentecostal Tabernacle, under Dr. Edna E. Travis as Pastor.
On March 7, 1980 he married Sandra L. Degrate. They have three sons, Dennis, Don & Jason and ten grandchildren. This has been a union for 40 years of marriage.
Pastor Donald W. Hooks Summary:
Goal— directed results — oriented, professional with a strong desire to teach and educate the body of Christ concerning the word of God and provide biblically counseling services. Skilled communicator, persuasive and adaptable. Self– motivated with high energy, initiative, and focus. Keen insight to the needs and views of others — able to listen and identify issues or problem areas and form innovative solution. Professional, personable, and articulate in presentation.
Pastor Hooks is particularly sensitive to the disillusioned and the outcast. He considers the church to be a “hospital” for the hurting and with great compassion reaches out to those in need of “healing.”
Favorite Scripture - St. Mark 6:34
And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.