Rev. M. Randell Williams was raised in Albany, NY. He is one of two children born to Mr. Kenneth and Joyce Williams. He attended school in the Albany and Troy school districts. He received his diploma in June of 2000.
Rev. Williams gave his life to Christ in April 1998. While attending Union Baptist Church in Albany, NY he announced his calling to ministry in January 2001.
In 2005, Rev. Williams was given an opportunity to complete his degree at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City. While there he was a member of the Church at Berea in Spencer, OK. There Rev. Williams led Worship, taught Bible study, and worked with the music and teen ministries.
In the spring of 2008, Rev. Williams became an Associate Minister at the New Union Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, OK. It was there Rev. Williams worked with the homeless, aided in the seniors’ ministry, sick and shut-in visitation, and preached the early morning services.
In 2009, he was honored to have his childhood pastor bestow upon him the certificate of License to Preach. Later that year he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Specialized Ministries with an emphasis on Christian Education and Family Life Ministries.
In 2011, he was chosen by the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. as one of two candidates from across the country, to serve in a Student Seminary Internship. This took place in Birmingham, AL. While there he became a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.
In 2012, he relocated to Richmond, VA to attend the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
In June of 2013, he was called to Pastor the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Goochland, VA. He worked with local political leaders and school districts to advocate for minority youth.
In September 2016, Rev. Williams was called to Pastor the Shiloh baptist church in Ashland Virginia. He is very active in his community continuing efforts for diversity and inclusion.
Rev. Williams’s favorite scripture is Luke 4:18-19 “The spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recover of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”
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