Media Sheet

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. It currently has over 20,000 members.
  5. The Joseph Business School (JBS) was founded in 1998 and is certified by the State of Illinois. JBS is located in Forest Park, Illinois with eleven other partnership locations across the U.S. and internationally. Its mission is to train entrepreneurs in the practical aspects of starting and running a business using biblical principles.
  6. Dr. Winston is also a highly sought-after speaker and author. His most recent books include, “Tapping the Wisdom of God”, “Training for Reigning”, and “Supernatural Wealth Transfer” available at bookstores and online.



"For this reason I am telling you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe (trust and be confident) that it is granted to you, and you will [get it]." - Mark 11:24 (Amplified Bible -AMP)