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, Monday - Friday. 

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 Yvonne Johnson.

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

Artists send your music to: playmusicwdjl@yahoo.com

Scripture of the Month

 "I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me."  Psalm 120:1


Community Corner Live (Call-in) - Friday at 8:00am-8:30am

Speak up and let your voice be heard” on Community Corner a local outreach talk show sponsored by WDJL 1000 AM and Faithful Ministries every Friday from 8:00 to 8:30am. This program allows dialogue among the listeners and guests who are involved in the community. Listeners will have the opportunity  to tune in and call in on political, social, and biblical issues that affect our local community, nation, and world.  For additional information or if you would like to be a guest on the show please contact the station at 256-852-1223 or contact Faithful at 256-682-8408.

Prayer Time - Monday thru Friday at 9:00am-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 - Saturday at 1:00pm-1:30pm

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

Young Adult Ministries (YAM) - Saturday at 3:00pm-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 7226 Stringfield Road NW - Huntsville, AL 35806. 


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 National 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)

- Community Corner Live 

- Prayer Time

- Testimony & Praise

- Kingdom Building Bible Study

- Young Adult Ministries (YAM)

* 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 Tamela Mann


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.


7226 Stringfield Road NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35806

(256) 852-1223


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

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed


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