Pastor Donnie O’Shields founded Living Branch Ministries on October 16, 2001 and has been the Senior Pastor since its inception. Pastor O’Shields was born in Greenville, SC where he graduated from Carolina High School in 1977 and went on to earn an Associate Degree in Theology from CLST. Pastor O’Shields was saved in August of 1992. He married his wife, Dana, in 1995 and has 4 children and 8 grandchildren.

Pastor Dana O’Shields has been Co-Pastor of Living Branch Ministries since its founding.  She was born in Greenville, SC where she graduated from Greer High School in 1965 then attended Greenville Technical College and also went on to earn an Associate Degree in Theology from CLST. Pastors Donnie and Dana were in Inner-City ministry as Children’s Pastors and Associate Pastors from 1996-2001.