Pastor Denise L. Williams or better known as “Dr. De-De” was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up in church, she began cultivating a dynamic singing gift. An Anointed Psalmist, her voice captivated and encouraged the hearts of many, evidenced by her numerous distinguished singing awards and accomplishments.
She is Co-Pastor of GWCCI and CFO of Glenn Williams Ministries. As a perfect help to her Husband and Pastor, together they are raising the Bar of Excellence in ministry. She is CEO of Wisdom Speaks Aloud, a leading sponsor of missions’ outreach domestically & internationally.
Pastor Denise graduated with a B.A. degree in Psychology from Chicago State University. Denise graduated from the LWCC School of Ministry & Missions class 2012. Denise later earned her Masters’ Degree in Psychology with (Christian Counseling Emphasis) from Trinity Christian College. She is a member of Faith Ministries Alliance (F.M.A.) and served for 9 years as a volunteer minister at LWCC.
She served four years in the marketplace as a Social Worker for the Department of Children & Family Services. It was her during her assignment there, that she witnessed the life altering effects of drugs, poverty, and violence in the families of the communities. From this lens of compassion, she developed a heart’s desire to see people liberated from the systemic strongholds of Satan. Her passion is praying God’s word and receiving God’s results, evidenced by her continued commitment to serve God’s people, and shifting cultural paradigms. She was elected and currently serves on the Lansing School District 158 Executive Board & the New Leaf Social Service Network Executive Board.
Pastor Denise annually hosts the Tabitha Arise Women’s Conference. She is the rock and nurturer of 4 beautiful children. She is mentoring many young women in marriage and family leadership.