Department of Biblical Studies and Theology


Dr. Stephen Williams is the Dean of Mid-Continent University’s James W. Cecil Baptist College of the Bible. He received his B.A. with emphases on Religion/Christian Studies from Union University, his Master of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Doctorate of Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has over 35 years ministry experience in leading organizations to build the church of Jesus Christ. His years of experience in hybrid learning and curriculum development have played a key role in the development of AchieveMastery, Mid-Continent’s online program for a Bachelor’s Degree in biblical studies.


He and his wife, Janine, have been faithfully married since 1976. They met as students at Union University.  Their son, Nathan, is married to Hannah Adkinson and both are serving the Lord at Riverwind Church in Newburgh, Indiana. Nathan is the Associate Pastor of Riverwind Church. Their daughter, Joanna, is married to Bob Sparks and both are serving the Lord at Cornerstone Community Church in Jackson, Tennessee.