Pastor Jerome L. Williams willingly proclaims the gospel of Jesus Christ with an unparalleled sense of drive and passion. Complete with an innovative spirit, this visionary induces change in the lives and lifestyles of the people of God through pure, unadulterated Biblical teaching and
With the world crying out like never before for a word from God, Jerome L. Williams ministers with a fresh prophetic insight that is helping prepare the church for the days ahead. Williams is a Holy Ghost-inspired, on-fire, stanch servant of the Lord.
As pastor of New Testament Church since 2001, Williams leads one of the most fervent church congregations in Virginia. In the last six years, the 32-year-old church has grown from approximately 75 members to over 750 members. The church currently has more than 40 ministries that emancipate the oppressed, equip the masses and exalt Jesus Christ. The church has two worship services and a Christian childcare center, J.L. Williams Enrichment Center.
A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, Williams’ ministry is continually growing, as is his impact throughout the United States and the world. Guided by the motto: “Changing Hearts by Keeping It Real,” Williams developed Changing Hearts International Ministries. This ministry includes a radio and television broadcast, which is aired weekly in thousands of homes and a 24/7 Internet Web cast seen all over the world.
Being a man of action, Williams has obtained a number of awards and accolades for outstanding services in the community and received a Bachelors Degree in Religious Studies from Chapel Bible University, Tallahassee, Florida and a Masters Degree in Ministry from Richmond Virginia Seminary. He has crossed denominational lines and spoken in numerous conventions and ministers meetings, conducting marriage seminars as well as life-changing revivals. He is also the proud husband of First Lady Shajuan Williams, and a devoted father to his remarkable son, Jerrod.
Pastor Williams is committed to the Great Commission to make disciples of all nations, and being involved in missionary endeavors worldwide. Williams is a mighty force for the Kingdom of God throughout the world—crossing cultural, generational, and denominational barriers with the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.