Bethtina Williams, D.Min., D.D.
Apostle, Dr. Bethtina Marshall-Williams is a native of San Antonio, Texas and currently resides in the beautiful NW Florida Panhandle, known for it's luxurious emerald green waters and sandy white beaches. She has been happily married to her husband, Dr. Stanley D. Williams for 30 years. Together they have three handsome sons, Stanley II, Jonathan, and Joshua. Dr. Williams has been in the ministry for over 31 years. Her foundation was authorized by God and inspired by her parents, Elder Cleophus Marshall and Minister Marilyn Marshall Pierce, who are both educators and entrepreneurs. Her mother played a very special and instrumental role in ensuring that she had a strong foundation of prayer, fasting and Biblical values, while her father ensured that she understood the importance of living a holy and consecrated life before the Lord.
Dr. Bethtina Williams is a prolific speaker, professionally certified life coach and empowerment specialist, radio host, published author, executive administrator and operations manager, and humanitarian who has lived and continues to travel nationally and internationally empowering men and women to maximize their potential and fulfill their destiny. She has also assisted her husband as a pastor of several churches throughout the United States and Europe. In November of 1995 they
founded Lighthouse of Faith Community Church located in Fort Walton Beach, FL
under the Apostolic covering of the late Bishop George D. Lee III (Founder of
Living Word Christian Center, Augusta, GA) who also ordained her in 1996. Recently, in 2016, Dr. Williams founded "EPIC" Empowering People International Church n Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Dr. Stanley Williams.
Dr. Williams is the founder of MPowering Lives International, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization established to equip and empower Believers to utilize the Word of God effectively and strategically everyday. MPLI is dedicated to raising up a strong generation of Believers that are trained, well equipped and anointed in prayer to pull down strongholds and produce results that will impact the world around them at every level, industry and field. MPLI is also dedicated to empowering Kingdom minded Business Leaders, Government Officials, Community Leaders, Pastors, Churches, Educators and Youth with practical tools from the Word of God that will equip them to increase their effectiveness, productivity, and obtain measurable results as they fulfill God's Divine purpose for their lives personally and professionally as Ambassadors of the Kingdom of God.
Dr. Bethtina Williams was consecrated into the Apostolic Office by her Covering and Mentor HRM, King Adamtey I, Apostle Dr. Larry Carnes, and Bishop Anthony J. Hatcher on March 16, 2012. The Honorable Mike Anderson, Mayor of the City of Fort Walton Beach, FL declared March 16, 2012 to be Dr. Bethtina Williams and Dr. Stanley Williams Day in the History of the City. She has trained and ministered to leaders in the body of Christ extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Africa for many years, and has served to help establish ministries and churches in the United States to which she also serves as an apostolic covering in the Lord.
Dr. Bethtina Williams is also a member of Life Community Fellowship of Pastors founded by HRM, King Adamtey I (known in private life as Dr. Kingsley Fletcher, king of the Se State, Ghana, West Africa). He is her mentor, spiritual covering and father in the faith. She is also a protégé of Dr. N. Cindy Trimm, a 21st Century World Leader, empowerment specialist, and best-selling author. Dr. Williams attended Texas Tech University for her undergraduate studies, and is a distinguished Alumni of FI Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies, and earned Doctor of Ministry degree. In December 2014, Dr. Williams was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity, Chaplaincy, and Ambassador at Large from CICA University where the Hon. Dr. Phillip S. Phinn, OEA is the International Chairman & Chancellor. Her Chaplaincy and Ambassadorship at Large is formally recognized by the United Nations.
Dr. Williams has received numerous awards and honors, which include nomination for the All American Family Award founded by Mrs. Barbara Bush in Torrejon, Spain, Commander’s commendation medal for outstanding community service at Ramstein, Germany, Certificate of Appreciation Hurlburt Field AFB, FL, Special Commander’s Commendation during National Women’s History celebration also at Hurlburt Field AFB, FL, induction into Who’s Who of American Women along with such leaders of distinction as Condeleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton, Aretha Franklin, Sandra Day O'Connor and Oprah Winfrey, induction into Who’s Who in the World 2010, Special acknowledgements by Feed the Children and LIFE Today for charitable contributions, and Dr. Williams was also recognized by the Executive Life Coaching Institute founded by Dr. N. Cindy Trimm for outstanding leadership achievement.
As an Executive producer of Lighthouse Live Television, Dr. Bethtina Williams provided spiritually uplifting programs weekly, which were aired on COX Cable Television through out the NW Florida Panhandle for four years. Now, Apostle Bethtina is very instrumental in producing the LIVE Streaming Internet TV program for LFCC, which has a global audience, and Lighthouse of Faith Television Progamming on "Preach the Word Worldwide Network, which reaches over 23 million people throughout the Tallahassee, FL region, across the United States and the world. She also hosts MPLI Radio Network each week which has reached an audience of over 107,000 listeners thus far with the word of God, intercessory prayer, and a host of special guests.
She has also been a featured guest on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on several occasions. Dr. Williams was also honored to minister at the World Summit on Prayer and Leadership in Milwaukee, WI, hosted by Dr. Cindy Trimm along with such renowned speakers as Bishop T.D. Jakes, Paula White, Gospel recording artists Micah Stampley, David and Nicole Binion and other internationally recognized speakers and performers.
Dr. Williams is the author of “Women of Character and Destiny”, which was forwarded by HRM, King Adamtey I (known in private life as Dr. Kingsley Fletcher). It is a dynamic book that has had a profound influence on government leaders, corporate executives, educators, and professionals from virtually every sphere of influence, including home engineers which is one of the most influential positions that exists. It is designed to unlock the potential in women and men alike to teach them how to exemplify and express Godly character, integrity, and stand in victory as ambassadors of the Kingdom of God. “Women of Character & Destiny” has been distributed globally.
Dr. Williams has contributed extensively to the well-being of single mothers, married couples, youth, and citizens of her community by providing spiritual and natural food, clothing, vehicles, shelter, and counsel for many years. She was instrumental in establishing a championship basketball team at LFCC, and she established the Loving Care Food and Clothing outreach at LFCC which has clothed and fed multitudes of economically disenfranchised citizens for over 15 years. She has been instrumental in establishing and supporting ministry outreaches in Europe, South America, Africa, and the United States, which have served to feed and clothe thousands of children and adults for many years. Her last shipment of food and clothing in Germany weighed over 17 tons, and was a result of working synergistically with pastors and churches through the Kaiserslautern community. She is a woman who is given to fasting, prayer and intercession for others, and has witnessed the manifestation of many life changing miracles including healings from cancer, tumors, heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, paralysis, seizure disorders, and more.
Dr. Williams has a genuine heart for God and His people. Her passion and purpose is to invest into the lives of people in order to improve the condition of humanity, and advance the cause of Christ globally.