WDJL 1000 AM

WDJL 1000 AM

"Where Jesus is our joy!"

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About Us

Vision / Mission

  • At WDJL, we are seeking to improve spiritual awareness of God's Word throughout the community and surrounding areas. 1000 AM Gospel Explosion Radio Station is mandated to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to People of all walks of life through teaching people how to apply Biblical truth in every area of their lives and to influence the world around them. We offer tutorials spiritual/academic and outreach to the homeless and elderly throughout the community. Our priority is to reach the natural and spiritual needs of the community, and to encourage the Gospel internationally the catalyst of web-streaming 

Join Us in the Studio

WDJL is a daytime radio station with 24 hour online streaming. Office hours are 8:00am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri. 

Artists/Promoters: Tracking for music is done on Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm

To schedule a interview call the business office to make an appointment at 256-852-1223. Ask for Latisha Strong.

Studio Line: 256-852-0775, Fax: 256-852-1900

Artists send your music to: playmusicwdjl@yahoo.com

Scripture of the Month

"I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing."   John 15:5 NKJV


Wake Up To WDJL (Word Talk) Fridays 8:00-8:30am

Tune in for the discussion on political, social, and biblical issues that affect our local community, nation and world! Stay informed on current events with "Wake up to WDJL" and give us a call to join the debate!

Prayer Time Mon-Fri 9:00-9:30am

Tune in to request prayer for yourself and your loved ones! Listen to ministry from Pastor Theodore Bone and Pastor Walter Acklin, hosted by Reverend Walter Peavy.

Testimony and Praise Saturdays 1:00-1:30pm

Call in and testify! Share your story with fellow listeners and request the music that inspires you most!

Young Adult Ministries (YAM) Saturdays 3:00p-3:30pm

Tune in to our youth outreach talk show! YAM is taiolored to the younger generation including preteens, highschoolers, and even college students. Call in to give your input about some of today's most controversial topics!


Courtesy of Royal Funeral Home and Nelms Memorial Funeral Home, both of Huntsville, AL. 

Advertising and Promotion

Broadcast Your Services!

WDJL invites you to broacast your business or ministry through our establishment. We offer a variety of advertisement plans at the most affordable rates in the area. We also offer special rates for churches and ministries. Please feel free to contact us at (256) 852-1223. Your Patronage is greatly appreciated!

Sow a Seed Bulding Fund

WDJL Gospel Explosion Ministry  Call the office at 256-852-1223.  Make checks payable to GOSPEL EXPLOSIONS.  Mail or deliver to 3400 Blue Spring Road - Suite A-3 - Huntsville, AL 35810. 


Serving the Tennesse Valley area since 1997!

WDJL Gospel Explosions (formerly known as "Love 1000") is a daytime Christian radio station located in the heart of Huntsville, AL. The station boasts 1100 Watts and Frequency of 1000, and is a pillar in the community and North Alabama as a whole. 

WDJL has over 50,000 listeners, aged 20 and up, and provides listening pleasure to the entire Tenessee Valley, including Athens, Decatur, Fayetteville, Pulaski, Ardmore, and Hartselle. We are also home to North Alabama's most popular gospel radio show, hosted by Pastor Walter Peavy!

Owner and CEO Dorothy Sandifer, Recipient of the 2017 Natonal Who's Who Award!

WDJL has also recieved many notable awards, including a vote for the Hottest Gospel Radio Sation in 2009, Stellar Award Nominee in 2014, 2013, and 2009, and a host of other awards for public service in the community and nationwide!

Community Services include:

- Free Public Service Announcements (must be faxed to the staion 10 days in advance)

- Wake Up To WDJL 

- Prayer Line

- Testimony &Praise

- Kingdom Building Bible Study

- YAM (Young Adult Ministries)

* Help Support the station and the community by sponsoring one of our Community Services or events! Call our office for more info!

Programs and Content include:

- Christian Music

- Sermons

- Prayer Line/Devotions

- Praise and Worship

- Talk Shows

- Teaching Programs

- Gospel Comedy

Praise Pick of the Month

                                                                                                Gospel Artist Marvin Sapp

Listen Live

Check out our list of some of the top songs in the country! You may also stream us live by logging in to Tunein.com or clicking the link below!

Don't miss the word! Click https://tunein.com/embed/player/s28248/  to stream us live now! 


Evangelist Dorothy Sandifer - CEO/Owner  

Yvonne Johnson - Office Manager/Sales 

  • Antonio (Tony) Acklin - Programming Director
  • Walter Peavy - Announcer
  • Gary Taylor - Announcer
  • Travis Acklin - Announcer 

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.



(256) 852-1223


Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed


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