We waited on the Lord and subsequent to much prayer; we were blessed and highly favored to receive the chosen Reverend Willie J. Thompson, Jr. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. On Sunday, April 28, 2013, He was officially installed as the 14th Pastor of Morning Star Baptist Church.
Reverend Willie J. Thompson, Jr. affectionately known as Pastor Willie was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. In 1997, Reverend Thompson acknowledged and accepted the call to ministry. He was licensed in 1999 and ordained in 2002.
Reverend Thompson received his Baccalaureate Degree in Religion and Philosophy from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina and Masters of Divinity Degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. In 2013, the Board of Trustees of the School of the Great Commission with endorsements from the Georgia Bible Institute and the Triune Professional Association of Richmond Virginia conferred upon Reverend Willie J. Thompson the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Divinity. Reverend Thompson is currently completing his PhD in Sociology at Howard University.
Pastor Thompson has a dynamic preaching and teaching ministry and is passionate about the Cause of Christ, consumed with seeing people come into relationship with Jesus and committed to championing the cause of the global church, through evangelism, discipleship and worship. His relevant presentation of the Gospel will inspire and motive you to be all God has called you to be. From his initial arrival serving as Senior Pastor, at Morning Star many converts have been led to Christ.
Pastor Thompson has been dubbed a present-day David because of his zealous passion for true praise and worship. He is an anointed leader who has become a man after God’s own heart. Pastor Thompson attributes his earthly success to his many God-given spiritual fathers and mothers. His heart and passion is to build real, open and honest relationships reaching people, by any means necessary, with the life changing truth found in Jesus Christ. To this end, he travels worldwide, ministering the liberating word of God. To God Be The Glory for his accomplishments and continued perseverance.
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