The Gospel Choice Awards


23 Years of





SEP 25



23rd Anniversary of the Chosen Pastors

Emmett Lee Jimerson

Emmett Lee Jimerson

The Reverend Dr. Emmett Lee Jimerson was born and raised in Reform, Alabama. He attended and graduated from the public schools in Reform. He continued his education at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he earned a B.S. degree in Sociology. While attending Stillman, he became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Additionally, he holds degrees from the Interdenominational Theological Seminary - Morehouse School of Religion: Master of Christian Education, Master of... Read More
Ronald Bonner

Ronald Bonner

Pastor Ronald Bonner, Sr., is the husband of Rev. Dr. Rosetta Ross and the father of two sons Ronald S. Bonner II and Daniel H. Bonner, Sr. As we know he is the pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Atonement, Atlanta, GA.  And a Director of Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop of the Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Pastor Bonner has served as the Manager for Multicultural Resources for Augsburg Fortress Publishers in Minneapolis, MN. Pastor... Read More
Dianne Collins

Dianne R. Collins

Bishop Dianne Reed Collins is a born again, spirit-filled believer, native of Memphis, TN and the daughter of the late Emanuel and Irene R. Scurlock.  She currently resides in Stone Mountain, GA with her husband, Deacon Lawrence L. Collins.  They have two wonderful daughters, Vicki Collins Hutchins, a Global Travel Analyst for The Coca-Cola Company, and April Collins, a Chemistry Honors and AP Computer Science Teacher and Coach for the Girls’ Basketball Team for Martin Luther... Read More

Terrance J. Gattis

Reverend Dr. Terrance Jerome Gattis is a native of Jersey City, New Jersey.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Livingstone College, a Master of Divinity degree from the Emory University Candler School of Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta.  He is currently an Associate Professor of Religion at Ohio Christian University and the University of Phoenix. ... Read More
Bishop Smith

E. Dewey Smith

Dr. E. Dewey Smith is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The House of Hope Atlanta and The House of Hope Macon in Georgia – one church in two locations – with a membership roll of more than 15,000. A proud native of Macon, Ga., he has been a minister of the gospel for more than 25 years. He commenced his preaching ministry at age 17 and his pastoral ministry at age 19. God has highly favored Dr. Smith by allowing explosive growth and outreach to accompany his ministry. His first... Read More

Event Venue

2016 GCA Medallion