Meet the Pastor
Rev. Don C. Hagner, D.D.
Pastor Don holds a Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) from The Master's Seminary (TMS.edu) in Sun Valley, California. The Master's Seminary is especially noted for its emphasis on Bible Exposition and Expository Preaching.
Pastor Don has also been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree (D.D.) from Faith Baptist Seminary in Yangon, Myanmar for his work with the pastors and students of the Evangelical Baptist Conference in that country.
Missions commitment marks his ministry approach. Pastor Don served in mission churches with American Missionary Fellowship as well as several Baptist/Bible churches. Prior to coming to Longview he has headed a new chuch plant project and as pastor worked at transitioning a church to the changing demographics of its community in Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, Pastor Don served on the Board of Directors of Hope Again, a ministry to the homeless. Here in Longview, Pastor Don served five years on the Board of Directors for a non-profit agency responsible for numerous federally funded programs for poverty alleviation.