About J. Don George
J. Don George has served since 1955 as both pastor and evangelist. After traveling as an evangelist for seven years, he held pastorates in Plainview, Texas, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Fort Worth, Texas, before becoming Senior Pastor of Calvary Church in Irving, Texas, in 1972. George is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. He has done additional studies at Louisiana State University and the University of Texas at Arlington. George also holds the Doctor of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa Oklahoma.
George has traveled often to foreign countries for Evangelistic Outreach Crusades. He has preached in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and South America. Under George’s leadership, the membership of Calvary Church has increased from 100 to more than 10,000. Calvary Church is located at 4401 N. Highway 161, Irving, Texas.
In 1957, George was married to Gwen Rogers of Abilene, Texas. Their three children are Valerie Jones, Roger George and Rodney George. George has six grandchildren. George is a member of the Irving Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Las Colinas Rotary Club. He is past President of the Irving Ministerial Association, and the Irving Las Colinas Rotary Club.
J. Don George presently serves on the following Ministry Boards:
- Assemblies of God Executive Presbytery; Springfield, Missouri
- Assemblies of God Theological Seminary; Springfield, Missouri
- Southwestern Assemblies of God University; Waxahachie, Texas
- Equip (John Maxwell Ministries); Atlanta, Georgia