Dr. Bill Swad, Sr.
has touched the lives of many people all over the world with the prosperous message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
At the age of 21, Dr. Swad
accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his
personal Lord and Savior.He
knew that "as long as he
sought the Lord, God would make him prosperous."(II Chronicles 26:5).In his
late 20's, a Christian friend told him he
would be a millionaire by the age of 30 because God had planted Seeds of Greatness in him and in every believer.This seed was planted in the fertile soil of his
heart and grew to greatness in his
life for the glory of God.His
story is one of transformation … of heart, soul, and mind that has taken him from a boy raised in poverty to a very successful entrepreneur and businessman. At the age of 22, Dr. Swad went to work at North American Aviation for $1.47 an hour as well as several other part time jobs to make ends meet.At the age of 25, he founded and served as pastor of a church that is still growing today.
At the age of 27, he
began building an automotive corporation that later grew into 12 dealerships all to help support the ministry of the church.Dr. Swad came to Christian Center Church in 1965 where he is presently Senior Pastor. From 1965 to 1974, Bill was the Executive Vice-President of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship.He later served as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Oral Roberts University.Presently, he is an active Board Member of Benny Hinn Ministries.He
has traveled around the world twice and has ministered in churches in many countries including : Bethel Temple
in Manilla, Dr. David Yonggi Cho's church
in Seoul, Korea
, and many other churches including South Africa and Scotland.Much of his
travels including a trip to Vietnam during the Vietnam War were a result of his
involvement in the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship Int'l. Dr. Swad's
passion is to share with businessmen and women that God has planted the Seeds of Greatness in them.He
has conducted Seeds of Greatness seminars all over the country.He
is the author of 4 books - HOW I GOT MILIONAIRE MENTALITY, YOU CAN DO IT, TOO!, WEALTH BUILDING STRATEGIES, and DON'T LET SATAN STEAL YOUR HARVEST.
Not only is he
a Pastor, Businessman, Entrepreneur, and effective Motivational Speaker, he
is also the wonderful father of 5 children.He
is happily married to his
beautiful wife, Sally, and enjoys spending time with his
family in Florida and Ohio.