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Jimmy Williams


Founder, Past President, and Minister at Large, Probe Ministries
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Jimmy Williams is the founder and past president of Probe Ministries International, and currently serves as Minister at Large. He holds degrees from Southern Methodist University (B.A.) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He has also completed all doctoral course work for his Ph.D. (A.B.D.) at the University of Texas-Dallas (Interdisciplinary Studies in Philosophy, Comparative Literature, and Aesthetics).

Over a thirty-five year period, he visited, lectured, and counseled on more than 180 university campuses in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. He also served on the faculties of the American, Latin American, and European Institutes of Biblical Studies.

He was also a frequent speaker in churches, conferences, and seminars. Accomplished musicians, Jimmy and his wife, Carol (pianist) have performed all their married life at churches, conferences, and conventions. Before Probe, Jimmy was in leadership with Campus Crusade for Christ and helped establish the Music Ministry Division, serving as its first Musical Director. He sang several seasons with the Dallas Opera.

Jimmy and Carol have three grown children and four grandsons.



Probe Radio Transcripts:

A (Not So) Brief Defense of Christianity
Apologetics and Evangelism
Are the Biblical Documents Reliable?
Art and the Christian
Apologetics and Evangelism
The Jesus Seminar
Why A Moral Life Won't Get Us to Heaven
Why Wait Till Marriage?

Founder's Corner Essays:

Education: The Three-Legged Stool
From Fig Leaves to Fur Coats
God, Evil and the Holocaust
Jonah in the Whale
Rights and Wrongs
The Christian and the Arts
The Great Light
The Most Important Decision of Your Life
The Muses
The Social and Historical Impact of Christianity
The Stable
Where's the Glory?