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Dan Williams for PA House 74

Summary of Qualifications
• Senior Pastor for over 28 years of The New Life in Christ Fellowship
• Relocated Fire Victims and subsidized housing
• First African American to serve on the Board of Trustees at the Biblical Theological Seminary
• Currently serving as the Board of the National Men’s Mighty Men of Valor
• Experience in managing Non Profits, helped churches to establish 501c3 status through the Center of Urban Resources
• Lead Neighborhood Clean up (Ash Park)
• Licensed and Ordained Minister of the Gospel
• International teaching and preaching experience included Ghana, Haiti, France, Israel
• Experienced Executive Board Membership includes Good Works, Mighty Men of Valor, LTM (Life Transforming Ministries)
• Taught various classes on Urban Ministry, Missional Theology, and Counseling
• Accomplished Bassist, having performed with a variety of sacred and secular artists, including Clark Terry, Charles Walker, Sister Sledge, Ronnie Dyson, Natalie Cole, Marion Williams, Broderick Rice and a host of others. Also performed at the Carnegie Hall in New York City, Philadelphia Academy of Music and the Grand Ole Opera House
• Areas of Expertise include: Missional Theology in the Urban Context, Curriculum Development, Administration, Teaching, Key Note Speaker

Education
• Biblical Theological Seminary Hatfield, PA DMin (Doctor of Ministry)
• Biblical Theological Seminary Hatfield, PA MDiv (Master of Divinity)
• Geneva College, Beaver Falls PA Bachelor Of Science, Urban Ministry and Leadership Emphasis

Ministry/Professional Experience
-Director of Urban Programs, and Adjunct Professor, Practical Theology
Biblical Theological Seminary, Hatfield, PA
-Classroom Instruction includes: Christian World History 1 and II, Homiletics, Community and Mission
• Director of Urban Programs
• Board of Trustees Member
• Assistant Professor
• Classes made of diverse cultures
• Managed curriculum and learning strategies for classes
Senior Pastor
New Life In Christ Fellowship, Coatesville PA
Preaching/ Ministry
• Senior Pastor over 28 years
• Counseled church members, assisted in conflict/resolution, marriage counseling and baptisms
• Provide leadership in preaching, teaching, counseling, ministry development, training, property acquisition, discipleship
• Led the church in its move to present location and utilization of church properties to include, barbershop, educational center for children and temporary housing for displaced families
• Initiated summer reading program for neighborhood and partnered with St. Mary’s Catholic Church and secured $30,000 grant
Teaching/ Education
• Taught faith based classes and set up youth education programs
• Managed teaching staff for biblical studies
• Coordinated with higher education and local education classes on education programs, which helped youth in urban areas to plan and succeed in college

Speaking/Teaching Events at Conferences and Seminars
Guest Lecturer on Black Presence in the bible, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA
Taught Black Presence in the Bible at Port Au- Prince, Haiti – With Life Transforming Ministries of Chester County, PA
Speaker on the Initiative against human trafficking and the new abolition against slavery
Jazz Performances Include: “Requiem for Brother Martin” musical tribute to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., that included artist such as Clark Terry and Charles Walker-Carnegie Hall, NY

Publications
“Doctor of Ministry Dissertation Topic: Towards Missio Dei: Identifying the challenges to missional engagement among the members of New Life in Christ Fellowship.” (2010)

 

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