Rev. Lawrence was born in St. Ann, Jamaica the son of a Policeman. Through his early conversion at the Mandeville Baptist Church, he felt a call to the Christian ministry with a strong inclination to reaching young people for Christ. He served as Chairman of the Youth Department in Jamaica, President of the Caribbean Baptist Fellowship as well as President of the Youth Department of the Baptist World Alliance.

He is the Pastor of the Parkway Baptist Church in Miami Gardens and is the current Chaplain of the Jamaica Nurses Association of Florida. He demonstrates his devotion to God through service to the people, with emphasis on strong teaching from the Word.

He is a graduate of the United Theological College and of the University of the West Indies and served in two circuits of the Jamaica Baptist Union, before taking up leadership at Parkway Baptist Church in October of 2005. Donald is married to June and they have two sons, Robert and Dean. Pastor Lawrence is interested to see the gospel of Jesus Christ reaching every part of God’s vineyard, as the church grapples with the realities of the new millennium.

HIS MOTTO: "Life is a Risk and in order to increase the meaning of life, we must increase the risk."

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