Chief Apostle Willie L. King Jr. is a multi-gifted, motivational speaker with the mind of Christ, the heart of a pastor and the spirit of an evangelist. God has poured His spirit into Chief Apostle King placing a divine sanction upon him allowing him to tread over the enemy. The anointing that rests upon his life has impacted the lives of many.
Chief Apostle King is a native of Gainesville. He was born in Archer, FL. At the age of 19, he met and married his wife Pastor Linda. Through this union God has blessed them with wonderful sons Willie L. King III, Antonio C. King (wife, Natalie Williams King.) The delight of Chief Apostle King’s life is his seven beautiful grandchildren. Granddaughters Cierra, Elantra, Lamonica, Annesha, Ariel Word and his three grandsons Antonio II, William and Angelo King.
Chief Apostle King gave his life to the Lord at the age of 20. He has pastored and served in the following organizations: the Church of God in Christ, the Missionary Baptist Church and the Full Gospel Baptist Church. He was licensed as a minister in 1985 and attended bible school at Henry Williams Institute in Gainesville, FL. He was ordained as an Elder in each of these organizations. In May 1997, Chief Apostle King was ordained by Without Walls International Ministry in Tampa, Florida by Randy and Paula White. In November 1999, he was ordained by Right Connection Evangelistic Association in Miami, Florida by Bishop Isaiah and Dr. Gloria Williams. In April 2006, he received his Doctorate of Divinity from James Dussault University and Christian Counselor license from World Council of Postsecondary and Religious Education (the World Natural Health Organization, Inc.). In 2013, Chief Apostle King received the Episcopal assignment of First Administrative Assistant in the Fellowship of Covenant Churches by Apostle Barry Chaney. In 2018, Chief Apostle King joined Global Dominion Covenant Fellowship and became a Board Member in Ocala, Florida. In May 2018, Chief Apostle King graduated from Adullam Bible College with his master’s degree in Theology.
Chief Apostle Willie L. King and his wife Pastor Linda A. King co-founded Showers of Blessings Harvest Center, Inc., (SBHC) a non-denominational church, on December 1, 1996, “Where the Impossible Is Possible.” As Senior Pastor, Showers of Blessings is a rapidly growing ministry.
Chief Apostle King is especially thankful for the many testimonies from those who have been healed, delivered and set free. Through his ministry, there have been numerous testimonies of miracles, signs and wonders, such as people healed from HIV/AIDS, cancer and the restoration of hearing to those who were deaf. Chief Apostle King’s greatest desire is to preach the Gospel, break generational curses, and help restore lost souls to Christ.
Pastor Linda A. King was born and raised in Micanopy, FL. She attended school through the Alachua County School System and also attended Santa Fe Community College. She married Chief Apostle Willie L. King Jr. in 1976. She gave her life to Christ in 1977. To this union two sons were born, Willie L. King, III and Antonio King (wife Natalie). They also have eight wonderful grandchildren.
Chief Apostle Willie L. King and Pastor Linda A. King co-founded Showers of Blessings Harvest Center, Inc., (SBHC) a non-denominational church, on December 1, 1996, “Where the Impossible Is Possible.” Showers of Blessings is a rapidly growing ministry. Pastor Linda A. King has served alongside her husband in ministry for over twenty-two years. In May 1999, she was ordained as a Pastor through Without Walls International Ministry, Tampa, Florida by Pastors Randy & Paula White. In November 1999, she was ordained as a Pastor through Right Connection Evangelistic Association, Miami Florida, by Bishop Isaiah & Dr. Gloria Williams. In 2006, Pastor Linda became a licensed Christian Counselor by Word Council of Postsecondary and Religious Education (World Natural Health Organization, Inc.), Columbia, South Carolina. In 2018, Pastor Linda King became a member of Global Dominion Covenant Fellowship Ocala, Florida by Apostle Lillie Tuggerson. In May 2018, she graduated from Adullam Bible College Gainesville, Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. In, 2019, she graduated from Adullam Bible College, Gainesville, Florida with a master’s degree in Theology.
As a passionate and insightful speaker, she affectionately draws men and women with her love of God and her desire for them to be totally healed, delivered and set free. Pastor Linda boldly challenges them to obtain a close relationship with God first, giving them the ability to be a blessing to their families and others. Her wisdom and knowledge encourages and teaches them to be strong leaders and to have a close and personal relationship with God. She firmly believes all things are possible through God. Her poignant desire is to see both men and women live a whole and prosperous life. This propels her to tap into the secret pain “behind the veil.” Her ministry focuses on dealing with hurting people to break the cycle of abuse and generational curses in their lives. She believes that her accepting God and being filled with the Holy Spirit at a young age is the true reason for her success, along with the wisdom taught by her mother, older sister and mother-in-law.
At SBHC, she functions as Co-Pastor, Chief Financial Officer and Finance and Administration. She is the founder of Daughters of Destiny Women’s Ministry, Daughters of Destiny Prophetic Dance Ministry, Healing Showers Nurses Ministry, Mind Body and Spirit Health & Fitness Ministry and the Unified Dance Ministry. Pastor Linda King is the division chief for all the Creative Dance Movement Ministries. She is a virtuous woman and exemplary leader in the church and community.