Damien N. Williams, Lead Pastor, Founder
cell: 903-285-0594
Email: thewordcc@gmail.com
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Damien N. Williams grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended Dallas Public Schools graduating with honors from David W. Carter High School.   He is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University having earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and a Master of Arts in Christian Education.  He has done extensive studying on Biblical Counseling and obtained his Faith Based Counseling Certification from the Texas Faith Based Counseling Institute in Temple, Texas, and holds a certificate in Dispute Resolution from Dallas County Community College District. He received a Certification in Homiletics (Preaching) from Georgetown College under the leadership of Dr. Joel C. Gregory.    

Serving in ministry since 1997, Damien is a much sought-after speaker in both churches and schools. He served as Youth Pastor at the Historic New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas and St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church also in Dallas.  He was featured in Gospel Today magazine as one of the world's "Most Loved Pastors" in November 2003.  He has served as Pastor of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Cason, Texas, Pastor of Kilgore Baptist Church in Kilgore, Texas and most recently, the Pastor of New Generation Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas. He is founder of Damien Williams Ministries, Inc, the author of, "Joshua, A Leader of Leaders," and the Founding Pastor of The Word Community Church in Dallas, Texas. 

Damien is married to Dr. LaStassia Williams, a registered nurse, and has four children, Jernecia, Peyton, Paige and Parker.