“It’s only when we have an accurate view of God that we can have an accurate view of life.”

-Donna Gaines, Story & Soul Weekend 2017

If you attended Story & Soul Weekend 2017, you heard Donna Gaines speak powerfully on faith and fear. Donna graciously agreed to let us record her talk, and we are so excited to share it with you! We pray that this content will offer refreshment and renewed perspective on the joy of following Jesus. For more from Donna, you can purchase her most recent book Choose Wisely, Live Fully here.

Story & Soul Weekend - Donna Gaines

Donna is a devoted student of God’s Word and has written and taught Bible Studies for the past 30+ years.  She is the author of four books, There’s Gotta Be MoreSeated: Living from Our Position in Christ, Leaving Ordinary, Encounter God through Extraordinary Prayer and her fourth book, which came out in August of 2017, Choose Wisely, Live Fully. Donna is the wife of Dr. Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church and currently serving as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Donna is a graduate of Union University (B.S.) and Texas Woman’s University, (M.Ed.). Steve and Donna have been married for 37 years and have four children and eleven grandchildren!