Living Word Christian Center, Bill Winston Ministries and Other Related Entities
Communication/Media Contact Person:
Kim Clay, (708) 697-6180
1. Dr. William (Bill) Winston is founder and pastor of Living Word Christian Center, and numerous other ministry and business entities, including Bill Winston Ministries, Joseph Business School, Living Word School of Ministry, and Faith Ministries Alliance. The ministry also owns two shopping malls, Forest Park Plaza in Forest Park, Illinois and Washington Plaza in Tuskegee, Alabama.
2. Dr. Winston was born in Tuskegee, Alabama. He served in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot and received numerous awards and medals, including The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Air Medal for performance in combat and the Squadron Top Gun Award.
3. Dr. Winston is married to Veronica Brown Winston and has three children, Melody, Allegra and David, and eight grandchildren.
4. Living Word Christian Center was founded in 1989 under the name Living Word Church of Chicago. In 1990 the name was changed to Living Word Christian Center after the ministry moved to Forest Park, Illinois.
5. The Joseph Business School (JBS) was founded in 1998 and is nationally accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training). JBS is located in Forest Park, Illinois and has partnership locations on five continents and an online program. Its mission is to equip entrepreneurs and individuals using practical and biblical principles to raise up companies and create wealth to transform desolate places into flourishing communities for the glory of God.
6. Dr. Winston is also a highly sought-after speaker and author. His most recent books include Vengeance of the Lord: The Justice System of God, Faith in the Blessing and Faith & The Marketplace available in our online store
and at bookstores.