Dr. Donald McCall “Mac” Brunson, Jr. is Senior Pastor at Valleydale Church in Birmingham, AL. He graduated with a PhD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2021 and holds a DMin from Southwestern, which he received in 1991, along with an MDiv (1985). He also holds an honorary doctorate of divinity from Dallas Baptist University. He is an adjunct professor for New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has published several books and articles and most recently a video series for Grace Ministries called Wisdom 101: Walking with Jesus in a Wacky World (2023). Mac is married to Debora Claire DeVore and has three married children and 16 grandchildren.