LONNIE MELASHENKO begins his 45th year as a gospel minister and radio-TV evangelist. He is a premier speaker, musician and author of dozens of books. The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in broadcasting, Melashenko serves as a world ambassador for the broadcast industry, his church and his alma mater.
Lonnie Melashenko served as Speaker-Director for the Voice of Prophecy radio broadcast for over 17 years, the world’s second oldest religious broadcast, which celebrates its 85th birthday in 2014. He began working with the radio ministry in January, 1989 as Associate Speaker with Harold Richards, Jr.
Pastor Melashenko was born in Regina, Saskatchewan of Russian-Ukrainian parents and was only one year old when he first came to the Voice of Prophecy in Los Angeles. His father, Joe, sang bass in the King’s Heralds Quartet from 1948-1950
Lonnie graduated from Highland View Academy in Hagerstown, Maryland. He received his bachelor of arts degree in theology from La Sierra University