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Dr.  Ty McDonald, Church Planter, Pastor, Public Servant and Public Speaker.  

Dr. Ty McDonald is a wife, mother of 3, pastor and small business owner. A 1993 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in English and Public Relations, she also earned a Master's and PhD in Theology. Although she has studied theology, she says that her scholarship did not come from academic attainment, but by the Spirit of God. She describes herself as a daughter of the Most High God who lives to make her Father smile. Pastor Ty has served as a Legislative Director in the Texas House of Representatives, as a Freshman English Teacher with Bastrop Independent School District, as a Soft Skills Trainer at the Lower Colorado River Authority, as Senior Pastor of BOLD Church, as Partner at the Ruach Group Consulting, and as the apostolic covering of the BOLD Fellowship of Churches. Pastor Ty was also elected to the Bastrop ISD School Board and was later elected as the first African American president of the Board. Pastor Ty is married to former County Judge, Ronnie McDonald. Together they pastor BOLD Church and also oversee operations at the Ruach Group.


Ty McDonald Ministries includes:

BOLD Church is affiliated with the Church of God, Anderson Indiana, which is a non-denominational, international reformation movement rooted in holiness. BOLD Church is a multi-ethnic, multi-generational fellowship described as a gathering of sons and daughters of the Most High God who's mission is to daily demonstrate the love, glory and power of Jesus where they live, work and recreate.

Artios School of Ministry an equipping. and training ground for development of the 5-Fold Ministry Gifts of Jesus. Artios also credentials and commissions its graduates.

Ruach Communications a business providing leadership and soft skills training for emerging leaders in government, the marketplace and ministry.

BOLD Fellowship of Churches, a credentialing and ministry accountability apostolic covering for independent churches and ministries.


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