Pastor Dr. Willis O. Lewis
His Calling: Pastor Willis O. Lewis received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior on September 26, 1980. He was baptized December 7, 1980. In May 1981, while stationed in Fort Hood, Texas, he received his divine calling into the ministry to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In July 1981, he was filled with the Holy Ghost and with boldness. He has been preaching the Gospel since September 1980.
His Family: Dr. Lewis is married to the lovely and beautiful Dr. Lola Marie Lewis from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. They joined hands in holy matrimony on July 2, 1983. This union has made them the proud parents of four (4) wonderful children: Sabray: April 10, 1983, Lacora: January 27, 1987, Joshua: September 21, 1991, and Lexus: January 31, 1994. They all are graduates of Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Georgia.
His Wife: Dr. Lola M. Lewis: In May 1978, First Lady Lewis graduated from Druid High School in Tuscaloosa, AL. From September 1978 to December 1985, 1st Lady Lewis served in the U. S. Army for seven (7) years. She enlisted as a 75D, Personnel Record Specialist. In June 2005, she’d earned and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology from the Minnesota School of Theology. In June 2007, she’d earned and received her Master of Arts from the Minnesota School of Theology. In June 2010, she’d earned and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pastoral Counseling (Ph.D.) from The American Theological Seminary. She’s also a graduate of The Sonship School of the Firstborn from the Christian House of Prayer Killeen, TX.
His Pastorate: Dr. Lewis is the pastor and founder of the Rhema Word Christian Outreach Ministry, Inc., (formerly known as Rhema House of Prayer) in Augusta, Georgia. The church was established in June 29, 1997. During his military tenure, his pastorate included: Corlu, Turkey from February 1985 to January 1986. He was stationed and in the pastorate twice in the Republic of South Korea: from July 1994 to June 1995 in Camp Casey, Korea; and from April-June 1999 in Camp Carroll, Korea. Currently, he is the pastor of Rhema Word Christian Outreach Ministry, and has served the LORD in this ministry for seventeen (17) years.
His Military Career: In January 1979, Dr. Lewis enlisted in the United States Army’s Delayed Entry Program as an O5C, Radio Teletype Operator. He served twenty-four (24) years of exceptional meritorious service in the Army’s Signal Theater as a “Telecommunication Signal Chief.” In January 2003, he honorably retired with the rank of “First Sergeant” (E-8). His stateside and overseas assignments include: Fort Gordon, Georgia, (1979-1980) Fort Hood, Texas (1980-1982), Fort Stewart, Georgia (1983-1985), Corlu, Turkey (1985-1986) Fort Stewart, Georgia (1986-1987), Muenster, Germany (1987-1991), Plantation, Florida (1991-1994), Camp Casey, Korea (1994-1995), Fort Gordon, Georgia, (1995-1998), Camp Carroll, Korea (1998-1999), Fort Stewart, Georgia (1999-2000), Fort Gordon, Georgia (2000-2003).
His Education: In June 1979, Dr. Lewis graduated from Coffee High School in Douglas, GA. In May 2003, he graduated from of Brenau University and earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. In June 2006, he’d earned and received an Associate of Arts Degree in Theology from Calvary Bible Institute. In August 2007, He’d earned and received his Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Calvary Bible Institute. In June 2010, he’d earned and received his Master/Doctor Degree of Philosophy in Clinical Pastoral Counseling (Ph.D.) from The American Theological Seminary. He’s a graduate of The Sonship School of the Firstborn from the Christian House of Prayer in Killeen, TX.
His LORD and God: Jesus Christ—Creator of all; God, He’s Alpha and Omega, The First and The Last, The Beginning and the End, Advocate, Shiloh, The Resurrection and the Life, Shepherd and Bishop of (my) Souls, Judge, Master, Lord of lords, The Rock, King of kings, Savior, Head of the Church, Faithful and True Witness, Servant, High Priest, Living Water, Bread of Life, Rose of Sharon, Messiah, True Vine, The Branch, Teacher, Man of Sorrows, Holy One, I AM, Mediator, The Beloved, Son of God, JESUS, Good Shepherd, Chief Shepherd, Great Shepherd, Branch, Light of the World, The Almighty God, Jehovah, Carpenter, Image of the Invisible God, The Door, The Word, Bridegroom, Chief Cornerstone, Redeemer, Author and Finisher of our Faith, Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace, Lamb of God, Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Bishop and Anchor, Potentate, Prophet, Only Begotten Son of God, Jehovah, Immanuel, Dayspring, The A’MEN, King of the Jews, Bright Morning Star, Prince of Price, The Way, The Truth, and The Life, “HE’S ALL THAT AND MORE” JESUS CHRIST!