Bill Duvall, Th.D.

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William Duvall, Th.D.


GENERAL SUMMARY: I have had the honor of being the pastor of both bi-vocational and large, multi-staffed congregations, as well as conducting Revivals and Bible Conferences across America through Bill Duvall Ministries, INC.

I was married to my childhood sweetheart, the former Marilyn Hutson, for sixty-three (63) wonderful years before her home going in October 2017. Marilyn and I have one (1) son, two (2) grandchildren and four (4) great grandchildren.

MINISTRY HIGHLIGHTS: 4 earned degrees: BA, Th.B., M.Th. and the Th.D. degree; Established back to back State records in Vacation Bible School enrollment and baptisms while at Grace Baptist Church, Granite City, Illinois; Established and operated Bill Duvall Ministries and the Christ Is The Answer Radio Ministry; Started two (2) churches; Self-Published sixty-six (66) books and Study Guides; Baptized 76 souls in the closing services of a soul winning campaign with 596 total additions to the church during the same period; I Have the honor of being called “Pastor” by eighteen (18) different churches.

WORK EXPERIENCES: To supplement my income while pastoring smaller churches, I held several sales and management positions including operating my own Insurance Agency in Godfrey, Illinois; Served as CEO for Independent Mobility Corporation and Marketing Concepts of Arkansas; Served as Regional Manager for Griffin, Leggett Insurance Company; As various Managers for Dick Layton Buick; As Marketing Manager for Bacon Advertising and the Better Business Bureau of Arkansas.

PERSONAL LIFE: Date of birth: 08/29/1936, Lake Village, Arkansas; Saved and baptized First Baptist Church, Atkins, AR (1953); Married Marilyn Hutson (1955); Our son Todd was born (1958); Ordained Deacon by Welch Street Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR (1965); Licensed and Ordained as Minister by Welch Street Baptist Church (1966 – 1967).

PASTORATES: (1967 – 2020)

  • Douglass Baptist Church, Gould, AR (Bi-Vocational)
  • Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Cabot, AR (Bi-Vocational; then Vocational)
  • Grace Baptist Church, Granite City, IL
  • Trinity Baptist Church, Texarkana, AR
  • Faith Baptist Church, Texarkana, AR (Start-up church - July 1976)
  • New Hope Baptist Church, Worden, IL (Bi-Vocational)
  • Wakefield First Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR
  • Forest Tower Baptist Church, Hensley, AR (Bi-Vocational)
  • Freedom Church, Little Rock, AR (Start-up church)
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Ward, AR (Bi-Vocational)
  • New Hope Baptist Church, Carlisle, AR
  • Clarendon First Baptist Church, Clarendon, AR (Interim)
  • Cocklebur Baptist Church, Austin, AR (Interim)
  • Baugh Chapel Baptist Church, Austin, AR (Bi-Vocational; then Vocational)
  • First Baptist Church, Ward, AR (Interim)
  • Brownsville Baptist, Lonoke, AR (Interim)
  • Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cabot, AR (Interim)
  • Clarendon First Baptist Church, Clarendon AR (2nd Interim)


  • Caroline Baptist Association, Lonoke, AR (Interim)


  • Atkins Public Schools, Atkins, AR
  • Compton Junior College, Compton, CA
  • Little Rock University, Little Rock, AR (Now UALR)
  • Landmark Missionary Baptist Seminary, Little Rock, AR
  • Faith Bible College and Seminary, Morgantown, KY

(Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Theology)

  • Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camilla, GA

(Master of Theology, Doctor of Theology)

  • Intentional Interim Ministry Certification, Arkansas Baptist State Convention.
  • Director of Missions Certification, Arkansas Baptist State Convention
  • Financial Management Certification, Arkansas Baptist State Convention
  • Various Electronic Schools, Southwestern Bell and Pacific Bell (Now AT&T)


I live, breathe and teach the Bible as the Word of God!

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