Elder Anthony Williams is a native of DeLand, Florida, the son of Shirley Akins and Charles Williams. He graduated from Deland High School, and went on to study business administration at the U.S.A Job Corps and Daytona State College. His early childhood and adult life was enriched by his heritage that he received through his mother, an evangelist, in the House of God Saints in Christ. He received the Lord under the preaching ministry of Bishop Alton Litman of Tifton Georgia. Elder Dana received the Lord under the preaching ministry of Apostle Anthony Richburg of Salvation & Deliverance Churches World Wide.
Elder Anthony has worked with At Risk Youth for over 22 years. Both he, and Co-Pastor Dana were ordained elders in the House of God Saints in Christ in 2001. He is the founder and visionary of New Life International Ministries which was established Easter Sunday in 2005 in the city of DeLand, Florida. This ministry is a Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry.
Elder Dana R. Williams is a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina and Leland, North Carolina, the daughter of retired Sgt. Anthony & Katherine Durant U. S. Army.
Elder Dana received her education while traveling the world with her mother and father. Elder Dana graduated from North Brunswick High School, and studied in the medical field at Cape Fear Community College. Inspired to follow the call of God she started her journey into ministry. She married Pastor Anthony Williams and moved to DeLand, Florida.
She became the First Lady and Co-Pastor of New Life International Ministries in DeLand, Florida. She is honored for her compassion and loving spirit towards God's people. She was called to ministry over 15 years ago.
Co-Pastor Dana Williams is an anointed woman of God dedicated to leading women to the throne of grace through prayer and counseling. She brings both healing and deliverance to the lives of all of God's people.
She also served as a Spiritual Ambassador with the Adventist Hospital where she extends her anointing gift from God.
Through her commitment to God and faithfulness to Pastor Anthony Williams, the Lord has blessed their ministries in years of excellence in Pastoral Leadership. Co-Pastor Dana is a self published author of a book entitled "Oh How I Love To Dance". Their ministries includes: Bible Study once a week with the Haven Recovery Alcohol and Rehab Facility; the Feeding and Outreach Ministry for the community and a yearly international trip to Jamaica for a Health Fair and Evangelistic Ministry to the saints of Free Hill, Jamaica.