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Macy Jo 2015-2Macy Jo

Macy Jo is John and Sonya’s 13 year old daughter. Macy quickly picks up the harmony parts for the group , but don’t be surprised if she breaks out on the lead. She will bless you heart with great vocals, and her sparkling personality. Other than singing, Macy enjoys listening to music and playing sports. She will never pass up the opportunity to bless your heart. Be ready for lots of hugs and love from this young lady.

Sonya 2015Sonya Dorris

Sings alto for the group alongside her husband, John.  Together, they help manage the daily administrative duties of the group.  Sonya has been singing southern gospel music since she was three years old.  “I love singing and I am so thankful that I can use the talents that God has given me to spread the gospel,” said Sonya.  “I am especially thankful that this ministry involves my family.”

Other than singing, Sonya loves to spend time with her husband, John and their children.  There is never a dull moment in the Dorris household.  John and Sonya make their home in the Nashville, TN area.

John 2015John Dorris

Sings baritone for Glad Heart, the group he started over 15 years ago.  He loves being involved in this ministry and enjoys traveling and spreading the gospel in song.  John is married to Sonya and they have three children, Nick, Zack, and Macy Jo.  John recently retired from the car business and now spends his free time playing with the children on the farm.  John is proud of his family and their involvement in southern gospel music.  Don’t be surprised if you see Zack and Macy Jo on the platform as they sing at some of the Glad Heart appearances.

Nick 2015Nick Shelton

Nick (20) handles all our sound/video/lighting for the group. He is studying Business Marketing at Middle Tennessee State University. Nick also keeps up our social media pages and maintains our bus.

Zack 2015Zack Dorris

Zack (14) is a freshman in high school. Zack is our #1 roadie. He is a drummer and has recently started learning acoustic guitar. Don’t be surprised to see Zack on stage. Zack’s other interest is baseball.