Durrant has also served as mission president of the Kentucky Tennessee Mission from 1972 to 1975, and president of the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. He also served a Church Educational System mission to Toronto, Canada.
Bachelor of science degree from BYU in 1956. He also received his graduate degrees, including a doctorate, from the university
He has been an author, an educator, a motivational speaker, and an LDS Church employee. Durrant has also been a senior consultant at the Covey Leadership Center