Biography of Dr. Theron D. Williams I
Dr. Williams was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is the fourth of eight siblings. He attended the Detroit Public School System and is a graduate of Murray Wright High School. Upon completion of high school Dr. Williams enrolled and graduated from Highland Park Community College in Highland Park Michigan. Dr. Williams is also an alumnus of Virginia Union University and the School of Theology at Virginia Union University earning a Bachelor or Arts in Psychology and a Master of Divinity degree, respectively. Dr. Williams was admitted to The Chicago Theological Seminary, earning a Doctor of Ministry Degree.
While a student at Virginia Union University, Dr. Williams was elected Pastor of the Angel Visit Baptist Church of Dunnsville, Virginia. During his brief pastorate at Angel Visit he moved it from a part-time church (holding worship services of twice per month) to a full-time church. He also upgraded the Music Ministry by bringing on accomplished musicians and choir directors. The Youth Ministry was also enhanced under his leadership.
In 1987 the people of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, of Indianapolis, Indiana, extended him the call to lead its congregation. Under Dr. Williams’ dynamic leadership, this church has experienced incredible transformation and exponential growth, numerically, spiritually and organically. Mt. Carmel has grown from under 200 members to more than 3,000 members.
Dr. Williams has led the church to complete 3 major building programs and an extensive facility renovation program. Mt. Carmel has 25 highly functioning ministries. Mt. Carmel’s Christian Education Ministry includes the Mt. Carmel Bible Academy that offers 8 college level biblical education courses. Students who complete the program are awarded certificates of completion along with accredited continuing education units.
Dr. Williams’ emphasis on developing young people for Christ influenced the establishment of a power youth ministry. This ministry ministers to and empowers the lives of hundreds of young people of the church and community.
Dr. Williams is a national renowned proclaimer of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is in demand as a powerful expositor of the Word of God. Dr. Williams has blessed thousand around the United States, the Caribbean and Canada.
Dr. Williams is the author of 4 compelling books; Knowing the Peace of God; A Practical Strategy For Retaining Church Members; The Faith Challenge: Thirty Days to Deeper Intimacy with God; and Becoming an Anointed Man of God: A Study of King David.
Dr. Williams is married with two children and two grandchildren.