About Us

Dr. Ronnie D. Joyner

Family Legacy Ministry is founded by Dr. Ronnie D. Joyner, president of Ronnie D. Joyner Ministries, Inc. Dr. Joyner answered his call to the gospel ministry and delivered his initial sermon, March 31, 1974. 2014 marked his 40th year in the Ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ. He has served in the pastoral ministry since November 1975 serving Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Chesapeake, VA; Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Norfolk, VA; and planting the Philadelphia Fellowship (Baptist) in June 2000.

Dr. Joyner is a 1975 graduate of Norfolk State University ~ Bachelors of Arts Political Science, a 1978 graduate of Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology-Virginia Union University ~ Master of Divinity and a 1983 graduate of the Howard University's School of Religion ~ Doctor of Ministry. Dr. Joyner has begotten 35 Sons & Daughters in the Gospel Ministry and recently completed a 12 month sabbatical at Boston University looking at Divorce Among African American Clergy during the Sabbath in the City Series.

Dr. Joyner is a former writer of the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention USA, former president of the Division of Clergy, Baptist General Convention of VA, former president of The Tidewater Metro Baptist Minister's Conference, and has been a featured speaker at Colleges, churches and convention settings in 35 states and in 5 foreign countries. Dr. Joyner enjoys Adjunct Professor Status at both Virginia Union University School of Theology and Hampton University Religious Studies Program. He has authored 8 books: Breaking Free From Financial Bondage; The Year of Jubilee Family Legacy Ministry; The Power of Prayer; Actions of Healthy Leaders and Families; Biblical Leadership;  

Lessons in Family Development-Outskirts Press; and Functioning As A


Deaconess-Orman Press and The Bible Based Family-Beckham House Publishers.


You can nationally and internationally listen to Pastor Joyner daily for The Priesthood of Prayer and for the Family Legacy Radio Broadcast over WHLQ 105.5FM ~ www.whlq105.com where he is CEO/President.


​Pastor Joyner has been married since Nov. 1, 1974 to Lady Olliette and during their 40+ years of marriage, they celebrate being the proud parents of two sons, both with Mass Communications Degrees. Ronnie D. Joyner II (Ordained Elder) and Julian Leville (A Pastor). Dr. Joyner has one daughter- in- law, Trin'ea who is married to Julian, and their first grand daughter Reynah Trin'ea.


Family Legacy Ministry is an evangelistic ministry which seeks to provide guidance, teaching and information through appropriate formats of communication such as print, audio, visual, public speaking, seminars, and workshops. We also engage educational and charitable activities to solicit, hold, receive, invest, and seek contributions, gifts or services to make donations for public welfare for charitable, scientific and educational concerns. 


Family Legacy Ministry utilizes all means placed at our disposal to get the gospel out and reach the unsaved to the utter most parts of the world. We are poised to enter into transactions and/or businesses that may foster the success of the purpose(s) stated above as well as to carry on business of every genre which is not prohibited by law. To contact Dr. Joyner send mail to: Dr. Ronnie D. Joyner, P.O. Box 1446, Norfolk, VA 23501, call (866)540-0745, or click here to email.

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