Dr. Kevin A. Williams

Dr. Kevin Williams is a noted minister, acclaimed motivational speaker, author and media personality.

Williams speaks to audiences around the world about subjects ranging from life's turning points and the challenges of being single in today's world, to reinvention of oneself and the role of religion and spirituality in a person's life. In recent years, he has become a media personality and is regularly quoted in magazines and newspapers, and appears on television shows, as an expert resource on a variety of topics.

As the Pastor of the New Jerusalem Cathedral in Greensboro, North Carolina, Williams oversees a congregation of more than 4,000 members who rely on him for spiritual guidance, inspiration and motivation. Williams' sermons are also broadcast every week on the ABC and Fox affiliates in the Carolinas as well as radio stations from Alabama to Pennsylvania, reaching an audience of millions throughout the South and into the Northeast. Williams is also the house Pastor at Monument of Praise Ministries in High Point, North Carolina.

Williams is the author of "Turning Point," a manual filled with advice and guidance for business-minded people. Williams provides historical, political and personal success stories that aim to change the mindset of readers. The book received rave reviews for its ability to teach individuals how to use life experiences and key moments, whether positive or negative, as a form of motivation to live a more positive lifestyle.

Currently in its final stages of editing, Williams' next book is "Warfare." The book is about procrastination, fear and rejection and how these "battles" impact the individual both personally and professionally. The book will be released the second half of 2013.

Born to Bishop Frank McDaniel Williams and Mother Florence Williams, the original founders of the New Jerusalem Cathedral, Williams got into the family business immediately following college. As a child, he watched his mother and father face many obstacles that led him to pursue a life focused on a sense of empathy for others and an understanding of their problems.

Williams was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He attended Shaw University and the Overcoming School of Religion, before earning his doctorate in both Christian Counseling and Humane Letters from the Institute of Christian Work. Williams currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.