The Pastor

John Henry Williams, Jr., D. Min.

Biography

  • Native of Brewton, Alabama
  • Reared in Moss Point, Mississippi
  • Fourth generation son of Alabama┬áBaptist pastors and preachers
  • Father of John III and Venice
  • Began preaching November 1977
  • Pastor since 1983
  • Pastor of Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church – Birmingham, AL (2000-Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor (Doctor of Ministry Degree Program), Virginia University of Lynchburg – Lynchburg, VA (2011-Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Religion, Selma University – Selma, AL (2005-Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor in Homiletics, Easonian Baptist Bible College – Birmingham, AL (2008-2010)
  • Doctor of Ministry Degree, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University – Birmingham, AL (2002)
  • Master of Divinity: Reformed Theological Seminary – Jackson, MS (1996)
  • Master of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies: Reformed Theological Seminary – Jackson, MS (1991)
  • Master of Arts Degree in History, Jackson State University – Jackson MS (1992)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, Jackson State University – Jackson MS (1982)
  • High School Diploma, Moss Point High School – Moss Point, MS (1978)
  • Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Other Studies include Queens College, Oxford University England (1984); New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1982-1984)

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding”
Jeremiah 3:15

“Continuing the Things Jesus Began, Both to Do and Teach”
Luke 1/Acts 1