Dr. W.L. Stafford, Sr. Ed.D.

dr-stafford-bioDr. W.L. Stafford, Sr. is the Pastor of Fellowship Christian Center Church, Allen Texas. He is a spiritual leader and teacher genuinely committed to providing resources and creating programs that touch the least, lost and left out. He is dedicated to serving others. His personal mission statement is to equip, elevate and empower people to do ministry and accomplish everything that God has planned for their life.

In 2004, Dr. Stafford retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of active duty service. In the same year, he was called to Pastor Fellowship Christian Center Church (FCCC) formally known as Fellowship Baptist Church of Allen (the name was changed in 2010). Since that time, Fellowship has grown tremendously and has added a plethora of vibrant ministries.

Dr. W.L. Stafford, Sr. obtained his Bachelor degree from Virginia State University, Masters of Divinity from The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) and Morehouse School of Religion, an earned Doctor of Education with a concentration in Pastoral Community Counseling from Argosy University.

In addition, in 2005, Dr. Stafford founded W.L. Stafford Ministries. In 2006, He founded the Collin County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC). The CCEDC is in partnership with FCCC to bridge the gap between the fortunate and economically challenged.

In 2008, FCCC purchased 13 acres for the construction of the Fellowship Family Life and Worship facility. In 2009, Dr. Stafford published his first book entitled “Seven Steps to Spiritual Enrichment.” He has two new books scheduled to be released this year. “What’s On Your Mind” will be released in the summer and “Spiritual Vitamins for the Soul” released in the winter; a 30 Day Devotional designed to feed, fuel, equip and empower the reader daily.

Dr. Stafford is married to his College Sweetheart, Tasha of Harrisburg, PA. They have been blessed with two sons, Wayne Jr. and Nathan Wayne.