Douglas Davis is the oldest son of the late Reverend Verlin and Betty Davis. Born in Ellijay, GA and raised in Marietta, GA, he is a graduate of McEachern High School.
Douglas, along with his brother and sisters, were taught how to sing parts from an early age by their mother, Betty. They would sing before their daddy would preach and became quite a sensation. They began to travel all over the southeast, singing at churches and on radio, with Douglas as the leader, on into their teenage years. They recorded a project working with the musical giants, the Goss brothers.
As they grew up and had families of their own, each went their separate ways going into different areas of ministry. Douglas was called to preach and became pastor of his first church at the age of nineteen, where he served for three years. Over the next 26 years, Douglas served in churches in many areas such as Pastor, Associate Pastor or Minister of Music. He also became the father of two wonderful, talented children, Lauren and Grant. He is also the Pop Pop of 2 precious grandchildren, Ellie and Eason.
In 2001, Douglas felt God leading him in a new direction for his ministry. He felt that God was calling him to develop an organization that would allow him to use both his talent and his calling to present the gospel. He enlisted two close friends to join him in this endeavor and Douglas G. Davis Evangelistic Association, Inc., a non-profit ministry, came to fruition. Douglas, along with suggestion from the board of directors, developed the first trio to come from the association, Eliana. This trio consisted of Douglas, his daughter, Lauren, and Pam Starr, which was replaced soon after by an alto singer. Little did Douglas know changes were still coming.
Changes again would come when Lauren became a mommy, and his alto singer left to get married. Douglas wondered where the ministry was headed, but NOTHING takes God by surprise. Douglas met Melinda in 2009 at a Redback Church Hymnal singing, and they were married in June of 2011. God’s plan is always the best plan, and His plan was amazing right from the start. As Douglas and Melinda continued the ministry, a new name was discussed. The new name would be Inheritance. The name is an important name for many reasons and carries so much meaning for the believer and the unbeliever. It carries Hope!
In Ephesians Chapter 1:4-14, God explains His provision through Jesus Christ for each one of us. He has given us an inheritance if we only claim it. The inheritance is eternal life. It is also meaningful to us that we are the remnant of our generations that have gone before us. They have handed down their gift of music and ministry to go forward into the new generation, teaching and preaching the gospel. We consider that a mighty, AWESOME INHERITANCE, far more precious than gold.
So the question is…HAVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR INHERITANCE?