Rev. Kevin Williams is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois from which he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He also attended the Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, Il and the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois from which he is seeking a Master of Divinity degree.
Rev. Williams served as Associate Pastor at the Progressive Baptist Church of Aurora, Il. where he established the Senior Saints Ministry and New Member Orientation. His ministry responsibilities included the Music Department, Christian Education Department, and the Adult Ministries Department. Rev. Williams’ ministry journey began in 1991 at the Shiloh M.B. Church where he was licensed to preach and teach the gospel by Rev. Jimmie L. Daniels. He was ordained as a minister in 1994 at Shiloh also.
Rev. Williams is committed to Intergenerational ministry and a life application gospel message. His passion for academic excellence has never wavered. Evidence of this abounds in the many roles he has assumed as part of the Pastoral staff at Progressive Baptist. He is also a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Rev. Williams is the son of Mr. Archie and Mrs. Jewel Williams of Plainfield, IL. He is the husband of Loretta Williams, they have been married 25 years and the fruit of their love has produced 3 wonderful children: Joshua, Jonathan, and Jaalah.