Doris Horton Murdoch received her masters degree in education at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. She received certification as a media specialist from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Doris attended Asbury Seminary studying in the area of World Missions and Evangelism. Doris has been involved in short-term missions for over ten years. She has served in Hungary, Ukraine, Trinidad and in various home mission journeys. While serving in Hungary and Ukraine, Doris volunteered as mission coordinator for Pacesetters Bible School in Pensacola, Florida.
Doris taught in the public schools of Florida for thirty-four years before retiring to the Murdoch's country home on the banks of the Suwannee River in June, 2011. Over the years, Doris has worked as an adjunct instructor at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, and North Florida Community College in Madison, Florida.