Bill Winston is a visionary leader whose mission is to empower Believers through teaching and preaching the uncompromised Word of God to fulfill their highest calling and change the world through Jesus Christ.
Bill Winston received his Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Friends International Christian University, and is Founder and Pastor of Living Word Christian Center, a 20,000 member church located in Forest Park, Illinois, and Tuskegee Christian Center in Tuskegee, Alabama. The church has a broad range of entities including: the Joseph Business School; Living Word School of Ministry and Missions; the Forest Park Plaza (a 32-acre shopping mall) and Washington Plaza (a shopping center in Tuskegee); Living Word Christian Academy, Golden Eagle Aviation; and many others.
Bill is also the Founder and Chairman of The Joseph Center® for Business Development, Chairman of the Board of Covenant Bancshares Inc., bank-holding company for Covenant Bank, Founder of Bill Winston Ministries (a ministry outreach that shares the Gospel through television, radio, and other media), and President and Founder of Faith Ministries Alliance (FMA), an alliance of more than 350 churches and ministries under the covering of Pastor Winston in the U.S. and overseas.
Bill is married to Veronica and is the father of three children, Melody, Nicole, and David.