True Divine Baptist Church was organized in the home of the late Sister Effie Chambliss, December 10, 1976, with Pastor G.W. Malone presiding, and thirteen members accepting the charge to establish and build a house for the Lord. Currently, five of those members are still very active at True Divine, Deacon Ernest and Virginia McCree, Deacon AC and Bettie Robinson and Evangelist Charlie Mae Williams. These founders are still serving and enthusiastically involved in the growth and development of the ministry.

  • December 1976

    True Divine held their first service at Booker T. Washington Community Center. Pastor H. Ralph preached the first sermon.

  • August 1978

    The member worship with New Elam Baptist Church, with Pastor James Hardy, who served as the first Pastor.

  • April 15, 1979

    Pastor E.W. McKinney was called as the second Pastor.

  • May 1, 1980

    True Divine purchased house @ 600 Columbus Street property.

  • January 1981

    Open service was observed under Pastor Tyler Fenderson.

  • January 15, 1981

    True Divine dedicated the church unto the Lord.

  • March 1981

    Pastor Albert Hardy was called as the third Pastor.

  • September 11, 1983

    Pastor Charlie Jackson was called as the fourth Pastor.

  • December 1983

    True Divine purchased land at 600 Columbus Street.

  • March 17, 1985

    The official ground breaking ceremony was held.

  • April 6, 1986

    The New church was completed.

  • November 1991

    Pastor Albert Hardy was called as the fifth pastor.

  • August 1996

    True Divine purchased 20 acres on Virginia Loop Road.

  • November 1995

    Pastor Steven D. Huntley was called as the sixth Pastor.

  • August 1998

    True Divine purchased 4530 Virginia Loop Road Location and sold its 600 Columbus Street Location to New Life church of God in Christ.

  • October 30, 2000

    True Divine paid off its mortgage on 4530 Virginia Loop Road.

  • March 9, 2001

    True Divine purchased 5 acres and a house on Virginia Loop Road.

  • September 2001

    True Divine started its Television Ministry.

  • October 2002

    True Divine held their ground breaking ceremony for its 1,000 seat sanctuary.

  • November 2002

    The True Divine Community Development Inc. was founded.

  • December 2003

    The Television Ministry was expanded.

  • September 2004

    Construction of the New Church @ 4525 Virginia Loop Road began.

  • July 2006

    New 1,200 Seat Sanctuary completed @ 4525 Virginia Loop Road campus.

  • August 16, 2010

    Sold our 4525 Virginia Loop Road campus to Kingdom Enforcers Church.

  • August 27, 2010

    Purchased the 4601 Troy Hwy campus.

  • September 5, 2010

    Held our first service@ the 4601 Troy Hwy campus

  • April 07, 2013

    True Divine started a 9 a.m. Young Adult service at the Virginia Loop Road campus called “The Dome”.

  • December 7, 2014

    True Divine moved the 9 a.m. Young Adult service at the Virginia Loop Road campus called “The Dome” to start at 12 Noon.