Elder Terrence J. Dooley was born on August 25th and is an accomplished and sought after multi-instrumentalist, singer, director, songwriter, recording artist and producer. Terrence trained his musical ear early in life singing in the Junior Choir at his church. From there, he went on to learn the piano by ear, by playing for the Sunday School. After graduating from high school, Terrence went to college where he was the musical director for the Wright State University "In His Presence Gospel Choir” and several years later, took over as director.
Upon transitioning from Wright State, Terrence founded Testimony; an aggregation of singers known for their versatility in execution. Testimony is fully capable of high-energy praise songs, and well versed in worship. Under the founders leadership, the group released their freshman project "Freedom" in 2010, their sophomore effort "Turning Point" in 2015, and junior project in 2018, "Testimony." Elder Dooley and Testimony currently is completing a new album, which was recorded live in Columbus, Ohio, and is set to release in 2024.
Testimony’s single "Thank You" was a Top 4 Hit on Billboard and debuted at #3 on iTunes. "Thank You" also won an Eddy Award for "Song of The Year." Their 3rd album titled "Testimony" received rave reviews and debuted #2 on the Current Gospel Albums Chart, #10 on Top Gospel Albums and #35 on Top Christian/Gospel Albums. Terrence and Testimony has been nominated and received many awards by nationally recognized organizations. A song Elder Dooley penned “I Love The Lord” was recorded by the Choirmaster, Ricky Dillard and New G, and will be released in January 2024.
Terrence is an ordained Elder, and is indeed a Gospel Preacher. He was licensed and ordained in the United Holy Church of America, where he has served in many capacities. After submitting to the will of the Lord, Elder Dooley and his wife, Lady Kay, have of planted Revival Power Church of Columbus. Revival Power is expected to fully launch in January of 2024.
Elder Dooley puts education as a priority and is set to complete his Masters in Secondary Education in Spring 2024. Elder Dooley is also a family man and enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Kayla and his energetic 4 boys, Austin, Braxton, Grayson and Jaxson.
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