Dr. McDonald’s major areas of focus are preaching, teaching, visioning, congregational care and leadership development.
The Senior Pastor oversees the 30 staff members in the church and preschool. His educational highlights include:
- Yale University – Master of Divinity
- McCormick Theological Seminary – Doctor of Ministry
- University of Illinois – Bachelor of Social Work.
- Vanderbilt University – Master of Arts in Ethics
Dr. McDonald was first invited to Westminster as Senior Pastor in 1999. His passions include connecting faith with ethics. He has been asked to speak at community, state and national events, including such topics as Rethinking Character, Integrity, Ethics for Leaders, the Dynamics of Love, Vision for Christian Education and An Introduction to Ethics. He recently delivered the keynote address at the Nebraska Martin Luther King Day Celebration. He chairs the statewide Church Growth Leadership Project and serves on the Board of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation. He is active in Lincoln’s Downtown Rotary #14. In his leisure time, you are likely to see him on the cycling trails around Lincoln.