After graduating high school, Donald Grey enrolled at the Biola Institute (now Biola University), in 1912. He also studied at the University of Chicago and Princeton Theological Seminary.
Donald Grey Barnhouse was one of the pioneers of radio broadcasting in the 1920s and he also launched his own network program called "The Bible Study Hour", in 1949 he also began his famous study of Romans which continued each week for nearly 12 years until his death. This radio program continues to air as "Doctor Barnhouse & the Bible".
He wrote many articles and authored more than a dozen books. He was founder and editor-in-chief of Eternity Magazine. He displayed remarkable insight in his evaluation of the meaning of events for church and nation.
The Cross Through the Open Tomb (1961), Eerdmans Publishing
The Invisible War (1965), Zondervan
Your Right to Heaven (1977), Baker Book House
Words Fitly Spoken (1969), Tyndale House Publishers
Thessalonians (1977), Zondervan
Teaching the Word of Truth (1940), Eerdmans Publishing
Romans (1982), Eerdmans Publishing, 4 volumes
Revelation (1971), Zondervan
Let Me Illustrate (1967), Revell
Guaranteed Deposits (1949), Revelation Publications
God's Methods for Holy Living (1949), Revelation Publications
Genesis (1970), Zondervan, 2 volumes
Bible Truth Illustrated (1979), Keats
Acts (1979), Zondervan
In 1922 Donald Grey Barnhouse married Ruth Tiffany. In 1944 she died. In 1954 he married Margaret Nuckols Bell. He had four children: Ruth Tiffany, Donald Grey, Dorothy, David.