WILLEM IS THE LEAD PASTOR of Every Nation Faith City – a multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-site church based in Potchefstroom, Vaal and Parys, South Africa. He also serves on the Apostolic Board of Every Nation South Africa. He is the founder of Faith Story Publishing, a publishing house dedicated to making God famous by telling faith stories of ordinary believers who have a passion to share the good news all over the world. Willem has published two books. A Silent Adventure, telling his remarkable story of healing and adventure into grace, was his first inspirational book published by Faith Story Publishing. His other book is titled Making the Impossible Possible.
Willem is a motivational speaker, preacher and executive life coach. His life is marked with a strong word of faith, with healings and miracles a part of his ministry. He lives in Potchefstroom, South Africa and along with other leaders is involved with the transformation of the region.
Willem graduated from RAU with a BCOMM (Accountancy) in 1988. He was awarded his BCOMM Hons from UNISA in 1996 and his Masters in Organizational Leadership (Cum Laude) from Regent University in the USA. He has written three publications on leadership which includes: Moving a Church from Good to Great; SHAPE for Business Leaders and Church Health Matrix.
Willem ministers regularly locally, nationally and abroad. He has strong ties with various congregations in the USA who invite him to minister. In the last few years he has ministered in several churches and at various conferences.
Willem is happily married to Celesté and they have four beautiful children, Guilliam, Charmoré, Ann-waniq and D’Ianrew. As a family, their mission is to see lives impacted by the Good news of Jesus Christ. Together they have ministered all over South Africa, in Botswana, the Philippines and the USA. Celesté is one of the Teaching Pastors at His People Faith City. Guilliam studied Ministry leadership at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Oklahoma and is currently the worship pastor at Every Nation Faith City. Charmoré is actively involved with the Worship ministry and is currently in the USA serving as a youth pastor.