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Thomas Weeks III

Thomas Weeks according to his Publisher

Thomas Weeks, III is a bishop, prophet, conference host, and highly sought after motivational speaker. He is Co-founder and Bishop of the Global Destiny Christian Community along with his wife, Senior Pastor Dr. Juanita Bynum Weeks, headquartered in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

A socially concerned entrepreneur and educator, Bishop Weeks has spearheaded several community service organizations, the Internet’s Destiny Network, and is also establishing Destiny University. Bishop Weeks studied Mass Communications at the University of Delaware, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology, and is pursuing advanced studies toward a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling at the Christian International College of Theology.
– Source: Thomas Weeks III, Harrison House Publishers. Last accessed, Aug. 23, 2007

The Ministry of Thomas Weeks, III

Bishop Thomas Weeks, III has a global vision for prophetic and revelatory impartation to the nation. Bishop Weeks’ ministry focuses on empowering believers of Jesus Christ worldwide for the manifestation of the Kingdom of God in the earth. Through his divinely inspired multicultural vision, God releases a powerful anointing in the atmosphere as Bishop Weeks delivers life applicable biblical principles and truths empowering and transforming countless lives and effectuating spiritual maturity.

The Vision

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Bishop Weeks was instructed by the Lord to “write the vision and make it plain upon the tables, and establish a place to feed My sheep.” With this in mind and destiny at hand, Global Destiny Church (formerly New Destiny Christian Cathedral Church) was birthed in 1997. Located in Washington, DC area, Global Destiny encompasses a unique group of people that are called to the nations. As a prophet and a pastor, Bishop Weeks is committed to the development and birthing of Sons of God (Romans 8:19) and Daughters of Zion..

With many people unable to attend church, because of work, school, illness etc, the Lord has given Bishop Weeks and Dr. Bynum Weeks the assignment and mandate of reaching the internet community by establishing a dynamic source of global ministry. In January 2003, MyGlobalDestiny.com was introduced to the cyber world as a Global Outreach Ministry. Millions of people are touched by this medium every year, as God has enlarged their territories through technology.

Bishop Weeks is a noted author, television and conference host, who has captured the hearts of people around the world because of his revelatory nature and his uncompromising stance in the Kingdom to reach the multitudes by any means necessary. His powerful messages are captured in a number of books and audio and video series, including: “Teach Me How To Love You”; and his most recent book “Even As Your Soul Prospers.”

The Man Behind the Mission

Thomas Weeks III, the eldest son of Bishop Thomas Wesley Weeks, Sr. and Dr. Leona Brown Weeks, is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. After living in the states of New York and Indiana, his family settled in Wilmington, Delaware. In the Wilmington area, he completed his public school education and attended the University of Delaware, majoring in Mass Communications.

Allowing God to equip and qualify him for his purpose and destiny, upon accepting his calling as a third generation pastor, he furthered his studies and completed an AA in Biblical Studies, a BA in Theology. He later pursued advanced studies toward an MA in Christian Counseling at the Christian International College of Theology. Under the umbrella of the International Organization, Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Bishop Weeks was licensed to the Gospel ministry and ordained an Elder.

Over a span of more than 21 years, he faithfully served in leadership in several areas such as Church Administrator and Assistant Pastor at New Destiny Fellowship (formerly Greater Bethel Apostolic Temple) in Wilmington, Delaware under the pastorate of his father, Bishop Thomas Wesley Weeks, Sr. Continuing the legacy of his grandfather, Bishop Thomas John Weeks and his father, Bishop Thomas Wesley Weeks Sr., Thomas Weeks III, was consecrated as Bishop in 2001.

Bishop Weeks is the husband of Dr. Juanita Bynum Weeks and he has one daughter, Sydnie.
– Source: About Thomas Weeks III, Harrison House Publishers. Last accessed Aug. 23, 2007


The “million-dollar” wedding of Dr. Juanita Bynum, well-known evangelist and author of the best-selling Matters of the Heart, to Bishop Thomas W. Weeks III featured a wedding party of 80, all friends and family, 1,000 guests, a 12-piece orchestra, and a 7.76-carat diamond ring. The black-tie wedding cost “more than a million,” the bride said, and included flowers flown in from around the world. “My dress,” she says, “took nine months to make. All of the crystals on the gown were hand-sewn. The headpiece was sterling silver, hand-designed.”
– Source: The Wedding of Juanita Bynum, Ebony, USA, Feb. 2004

Estranged Husband

Juanita Bynum, a preacher whose fiery and frank sermons about women’s empowerment have won her a national following, was attacked by her husband in the parking lot of an Atlanta hotel early Wednesday morning, police said.

Bynum, whose ministry is based in Waycross, and her estranged husband, Thomas W. Weeks III, had met up at Renaissance Concourse Hotel near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to try to reconcile, Atlanta police said.
– Source: Evangelist Bynum attacked by husband in parking lot, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA, Aug. 22, 2007

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First published (or major update) on Saturday, June 23, 2007.
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