Pastor Wil Nichols is the founder and pastor of Victorious Praise Fellowship Church of God in Christ, a progressive cutting edge 21st century outreach ministry in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He is dedicated to his family and committed as a shepherd to the Body of Christ.
Pastor Nichols graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He also graduated as salutatorian in his class from the Greater North Carolina Church of God in Christ Seminary, and received his Doctorate in Theology and Marriage and Family from St. Thomas Christian University.
Pastor Wil Nichols founded Victorious Praise Fellowship Church of God in Christ in 1998 with 10 members at a community center in Durham NC. Within 5 years their ministry grew, and they purchased 10.5 acres of land in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, and built and dedicated their $2.3 million dollar Church and Family Life Center. The ministry has grown to over a thousand members, 40 full time and part-time employees, and over 70 volunteers for both the Church and Community Development Corporation.
Pastor Wil Nichols serves as Superintendent of the Greater Triangle District, Administrative Assistant and Chairman of the Board of Superintendents in the North Carolina Third Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Jurisdictional Prelate, Bishop Patrick L. Wooden.
Over the years Pastor Wil Nichols has been a true advocate for evangelism, which has been evident in the church’s outreach and in-reach ministries such as the Sermon-Based Growth Groups, Preschool and After School Academy, Neighborhood Takeovers, Community Service Projects, Television and Social Media Ministries, and their Community Development Corporation.
Pastor Wil Nichols is the author of more than 15 books including “The Complete Guide to Understanding the Holy Spirit”, “No More Drama Relationships”, “The Relationship Battle Plan”, “Soul Mates, Soul Ties, and Soul Survivors”, “First Love, True Love, Best Love”, and “Marriage, Sex, and the Bedroom”.
Pastor Wil serves as a director with the Hanna Project of the International Women’s Department COCIG, Educator and Trainer with the O.T. Jones Institute of the International Church of the God in Christ, and Board Member and Director with the Church Growth and Development Institute of the Church of God in Christ.
Above all, Pastor Wil Nichols is Saved, Sanctified, and Filled with the Holy Spirit. He loves the Lord, loves his family, and loves fulfilling his purpose, which is to make a difference in the lives of God’s people by preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. His motto is “Don’t Just Live Life, Live a Victorious Life, and have an Amazing Day!”.