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Pastor Darryl Bonner was born in Chicago Illinois to Mr Richard and Emma Bonner, he is the oldest of four children. His wife, Dr. Bonner was born in Cristobal, Panama to Drs. Jay & Magdalene Leach, she is the third child of five children. They married in 1994 and together they have 5 grown children Tanisha, Hope (Jamaal), Darryl Jr, Quentin (Melody) and Darryl II. They have nine grandchildren: Jaytonio, Jaydeen, Jamaare, Lyriq, Joshua, Damari, Liyah, Quentin II & Joy. Pastor Darryl graduated from Richard T. Crane High School Chicago, Illinois and joined the United States Navy. He has spent over 25 years in restaurant and merchandise management. Currently he works for Pepsico in Windsor, CT. Dr. Bonner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Appalachian State University Boone, NC, where she attended on an academic scholarship. She later received her Master of Arts in Science Education from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, NC. She received her Doctor of Education in Teaching and Learning from Liberty University Lynchburg, VA. Dr. Bonner is a licensed teacher and school administrator and she spent over 20 years in public and private education in the state of North Carolina. Currently, Dr. Bonner is one of the assistant principals at Westfield High School in Westfield MA. Both Pastor Darryl and Dr. Tonia are licensed and ordained ministers through Bread of Life Ministries, Whiteville, NC Pastor Darryl is also an ordained elder through One Church Inc, Fayetteville, NC. Dr. Bonner and her husband planted Restoration Christian Center in Fayetteville NC, a ministry that continues to thrive under Pastors Philip and Angela Thomas. After pastoring for 10 years the Lord took them in another direction and they relocated to Massachusetts. Pastor Darryl and Dr. Tonia are members of Morning Star Community Baptist Church South Hadley Massachusetts where Pastor Paul Starnes is the Pastor and Pastor Darryl is associate Pastor. One of the Bonners favorite passages of scripture is Psalm 27:13-14. “I would have fainted, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait on the LORD; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart. Wait, I say on the LORD!