Pastor William E Randolph

Pastor William E Randolph, Jr. has made it his life’s mission to equip, empower and encourage people with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. His message is clear and compelling: in order to impact, influence and transform society Christians must minister beyond the walls of the church.

A proud native of Vallejo, CA. Pastor Randolph was born to the late William E. Randolph Sr. and Gwendolyn Y. Randolph. In 1982 he answered the call to preach and was ordained in 1986 under the late Rev. Claybon Lea, Sr., pastor of the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

In 1991, Pastor Randolph was called to be the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, OH. Possessed with a commitment to make a difference he served there for 21 years. In 2012 he accepted the call to become Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Yellow Springs, OH.

Pastor Randolph attended Solano College and Golden Gate Theological Seminary in San Francisco, CA. He is a member of Conventions including: the Western Union Baptist District Association where he serves as First-Vice Moderator, the Ohio Baptist General Convention, the Southern Baptist Convention and the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. He also serves as Educational Chairman for the Dayton Baptist Pastors & Ministers Union as well as a lecturer for Pastors Legacy Ministries. Recognizing that God's call on his life extends beyond the walls of the local church, Pastor Randolph is involved with several local civic organizations. Pastor Randolph has been blessed to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ across the length and breathe of this country and has participated in crusades in China and the Philippines.

In 2005, Pastor Randolph was asked by Cedarville University to become the voice for a radio program that would be aired daily called "The Inspirational Vitamin". Pastor Randolph has written several articles for local newspapers and universities.

Pastor Randolph has been married to Lady Florence since 1975 and they are the proud parents of five adult children, fifteen grandchildren and one great-grand child.