Pastor Donald R. Akers is the Pastor/Founder of Lift HIM Up Ministries Family Worship Center, location at 6940 James A. Reed Rd., Kansas City, MO. He has been in ministry for 19 years.
Pastor Akers and his wife, the former Geraldine Washington, have been married for 45 years and have 3 children, Anise, Edward and Erika, and 5 grandchildren.
Pastor Akers earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Christian Theology and Bible Interpretation from Western Baptist Bible College, Kansas City, MO. He also earned a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching (M.A.T.) from The University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg, Missouri.
Before entering into Pastoral Ministry, for 25 years Pastor Akers was a well known Gospel artist, singing with The McClellan/Akers Singers, Roger Akers and The Chosen People, and Don Akers and New Vision.
Pastor Akers’ vision, as well as Lift HIM Up Church’s is “to minister to the Spiritual, Intellectual, Physical and Emotional needs of all people by spreading the liberating gospel of Jesus Christ to all nations and teaching them to observe all things that Christ has commanded.”