BISHOP'S BIOGRAPHY

 

Bishop Joseph N. Williams is a man that has been touched by God’s indelible fingerprint. He is a man of distinction, wisdom, integrity and empowerment with exemplary form. In every era, in every generation, God will raise up a distinct and authentic voice of kingdom impact and influence, Bishop Williams, is such a man.

 

From humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, where he was born the fourth son of his father and mother, the late Bishop John C. Williams and Dr. Kathryn J. Williams, it was evident that this Spirit-filled vessel had a divine calling from God to preach to all nations. 

Bishop Williams was ordained in 1975, faithfully serving as Assistant Pastor, under the divine tutelage of Bishop Ronald H. Carter. He was later released as Founder and Senior Pastor of Apostolic Faith Assembly, now known as Christ Church International, Inc. in Jamaica, New York. In 1995, Bishop Williams was consecrated to the episcopacy.

After more than 30 years in ministry, Bishop Williams is a predominant apostolic voice that administers the infallible word of God, “bridging the gap” and “repairing the breach” in a cutting edge and progressive 21st century generation. He is a sought-after conference speaker and proclaimed author, who is passionate about mentoring young men and women–charging all he encounters to "Dialogue with your Destiny" with exuberance and passion!

Bishop Joseph N. Williams is a man that has been touched by God’s indelible fingerprint. He is a man of distinction, wisdom, integrity and empowerment with exemplary form. In every era, in every generation, God will raise up a distinct and authentic voice of kingdom impact and influence, Bishop Williams, is such a man.

From humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, where he was born the fourth son of his father and mother, the late Bishop John C. Williams and Dr. Kathryn J. Williams, it was evident that this Spirit-filled vessel had a divine calling from God to preach to all nations. 

Bishop Williams was ordained in 1975, faithfully serving as Assistant Pastor, under the divine tutelage of Bishop Ronald H. Carter. He was later released as Founder and Senior Pastor of Apostolic Faith Assembly, now known as Christ Church International, Inc. in Jamaica, New York. In 1995, Bishop Williams was consecrated to the episcopacy.

After more than 30 years in ministry, Bishop Williams is a predominant apostolic voice that administers the infallible word of God, “bridging the gap” and “repairing the breach” in a cutting edge and progressive 21st century generation. He is a sought-after conference speaker and proclaimed author, who is passionate about mentoring young men and women–charging all he encounters to "Dialogue with your Destiny" with exuberance and passion!

To date, his ministry is internationally recognized and continues to impact and reach global proportions, through live and streamed services. Bishop Williams carries a powerful and passionate message of innovation, life and hope of Christ's saving power, in demonstration, prophetic insight and accuracy, as he travels the length and breadth of the world, including Europe, Africa, Israel, Canada and the Caribbean.

 

Dr. Joseph N. Williams has authored offers practical theology and books that challenge, motivate, inspire and more importantly, equip readers to live the life God has predestined for you! His recent three works entitled: “The God We Worship,” “A Conversation with Wisdom - A Father's Heart” with accompanying workbook, and his most recent publication “Wheat, Wine & Oil” are extensions of his teaching ministry as he shares his wisdom on paradigm shifts and spiritual matters. 

Accomplishments

Bishop Williams is a proud graduate of the New York City Public School System, and Vietnam Vet, serving this country with dignity in the U.S. Armed Forces. His studies include concentrations in Liberal Arts, Business and Theology, along with several specialized training programs across the United States, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brooklyn College, studies in accounting at the University of Maryland, certification from the American Institute of Banking, Masters Degrees in Religious Education and Theology, and finally, achieving Doctorates in Divinity and Sacred Theology.

Bishop Williams’s proudest accomplishment is founding the Berean Bible Institute and School of Ministry, where the emphasis is on teaching students the content, meaning, interpretation and theology of the word of God.

 

Bishop Williams shares his vision and zest for life with his wife, Lady Carolyn Williams, who has supported his efforts selflessly. Bishop Williams is the proud father of two children, Joseph and Carla; and grandfather of four active, growing champions, Destini, Christopher, Joselynn and Sophia.

 

"It is better to be second in position, and first in the Anointing ! "

 

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