Dr. Bill Winston is the visionary leader, businessman, and the founder and Senior Pastor of Living Word Christian Centre (LWCC), a multi-cultural, non-denominational church with over 20 000 members in two locations – Forest Park, Illinois, and Tuskegee, Alabama.
His innate tenacity, unwavering faith and passion to serve was evident from early on his life, having served as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force for six years. Completing his military service at the rank of captain, Dr. Winston went on to join the IBM Corporation as a marketing representative where he gained valuable knowledge and business experience. He is the founder and president of the nationally accredited Joseph Business School (JBS) which teaches practical and biblical principles to empower adults to develop indispensable skills as successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Located in Forest Park, Illinois, JBS has an online programme and partnership locations on five continents.
Dr. Winston is also the founder of Bill Winston Ministries (BWM) a partnership-based global outreach ministry which includes Bill Winston Ministries Africa (BWMA) and Bill Winston Ministries Canada (BWMC) respectively. BWM produces the Believer’s Walk of Faith television and radio program reaching over 800 million households worldwide. Dr. Winston also has more than 800 national and international churches and ministries under his spiritual covering through Faith Ministries Alliance (FMA).
Dr. Winston has received numerous awards and honours for his leadership in ministry, business and entrepreneurship. He is married to Veronica and is the father of three and grandfather of eight.