Dr. Kevin A. Williams, born and reared in Greensboro, North Carolina, is the youngest son of the late Bishop Frank McDaniel and Mrs. Florence P. Williams. Following in the footsteps of his saved and Christian parents, Dr. Williams has wholeheartedly embraced an intimate relationship with the Lord. Through hearing and watching his father preach the Word of God and observing his mother fulfill the duties of a minister’s wife and church mother, it was inevitable that God would use this rich and advantageous experience to build an international ministry.
The Lord called Dr. Williams into the ministry at an early age and confirmed him in the office of prophet after which he began his preaching ministry in 1984. In 1988, he was ordained under the auspices of New Jerusalem Cathedral located in Greensboro, North Carolina and served under his father as assistant pastor. While continuing to preach the Word of God in North Carolina and throughout the United States, God lead Dr. Williams to found Monument of Praise Ministries, Inc. located in High Point, North Carolina in 1992. In 1996, he was confirmed in the office of Apostle and was bestowed the title of Vice Bishop of New Jerusalem Cathedral. After his father’s passing in 1998, Dr. Williams accepted the leadership and passionately carries on the vision of New Jerusalem Cathedral where he serves. He is a compassionate pastor, preacher, and teacher of the Word of God.
Dr. Williams is a long-time advocate of education, and in 1997 received his Ph.D. in Humane Letters with a concentration in Christian Education/Pastoral Counseling from the Institute of Christian Works of Seattle, Washington. He also studied at Shaw University of High Point, North Carolina and received a Teacher's Certification in Christian Education from the Overcoming Outreach School of Religion where he was appointed to the National Board of Directors. Dr. Williams' credits his personal Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for allowing him to complete these scholarly endeavors while maintaining his evangelistic ministry and service as an assistant pastor.
Dr. Williams is highly regarded as one of the most acclaimed, dynamic, prophetic, and spirit-filled ministers in the nation. His personal fulfillment is that of being a humble servant to the voice of God. According to Dr. Williams, his testimony is, “Whatever God has for you... You’ve GOTTA GET IT!”
1997 - Doctorate Humane Letters with a concentration in Christian Education/Pastoral Counseling from the Institute of Christian Works of Seattle, Washington
1995 - Masters of Divinity from the Overcoming Outreach School of Religion, Columbia, SC
1997 - National Board of Directors of the Overcoming Outreach School of Religion
1997 - Chancellor of North Carolina Divinity & Religion College
1997 - Adjunct Faculty Member of Overcoming Outreach School of Religion
1997 - Teacher’s Certification in Christian Education