Michael Williams is a native Texan who was born in Dallas, Texas.  He graduated from Sherman High School in Sherman, Texas in 1978.  He was converted in 1982 and shortly thereafter yielded his life to the call to preach.  Michael has served as the pastor of Pioneer Baptist Church in Texas City, Texas since 2003.  Michael and his wife, Audrey, were married in 1979.  They have four children and twelve grandchildren.

Michael holds a B.A. (1985) from Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Mississippi and a Master of Divinity (1996) from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee.  Pastor Williams has taught graduate level Greek and New Testament classes and currently teaches preacher's classes in Tennessee and Mississippi.