Reverend William L. Robinson, a lifetime resident of Arkansas, graduated from the historical Little Rock Central High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, Arkansas; and is a graduate of Jackson Theological Seminary of Shorter College in North Little Rock, Arkansas. At the age of twelve, Pastor Robinson was called into the Gospel Ministry and was licensed by Dr. T. M. Chambers, then Pastor of Gaines Street Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, who now resides in Los Angeles, California. Reverend Robinson was ordained at the age of seventeen in 1977.
On Sunday, July 20, 2008, First Baptist Church, 811 Scipio A. Jones Drive in North Little Rock, Arkansas, celebrated and rejoiced with Pastor Robinson at his 26th Pastor’s Anniversary Appreciation Service. First Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Robinson, has grown continuously over the years, with increases yearly in various support Ministries within the Church to aide the Members and the Community - the Church will celebrate the 134th Church Anniversary on November 2, 2008.
Pastor Robinson received an award as Outstanding Humanitarian from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, and was selected as an Outstanding Young Man in America. Because of his community involvement, he was chosen to give the Prayer of Dedication for the Inauguration of Governor Bill Clinton as the Governor of the State of Arkansas. Pastor Robinson has honored many invitations to our nation’s Capitol as a guest of President Clinton because of his community involvement. While continuing to be recognized as a Leader in his Community, Pastor Robinson, in January 2007, again honored the request to give the Prayer of Invocation at the Inauguration Services of Governor Mike Beebe as the Governor of the State of Arkansas.
Because of his exemplary commitment to serve both spiritually and as a community leader, Pastor Robinson has received many appointments by the Governors and Officials of Arkansas to serve. Some of the appointments consist of serving on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission at the request of the Governor, appointed by the Mayor of North Little Rock to the Board of Trustees of the William F. Laman Library Commission and serves as a Director on the Executive Board of the Union Rescue Mission and Salvation Army. Pastor Robinson is an Honorary Deputy Sheriff of Pulaski County, a Chaplain of the North Little Rock Police/Sheriff Department, and he is also a Master Mason. At the request of Arkansas’s Governor, Mike Beebe, Pastor Robinson offered the Invocation Prayer for the March of Dimes “Citizen of the Year” Dinner honoring the Governor. Pastor Robinson prayed the Invocation Prayer for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Convention held in December, 2007.
Pastor Robinson is the Visionarian of the recently reestablished “4” Church Fellowship and serves currently as the President. This Fellowship consist of local Churches coming together to uplift our Savior and the community through quarterly Worship Services.
Most recently, Pastor Robinson served as Co-Chairman of the First Interfaith Christian Conference, “The Arkansas Gathering” featuring Nationally Renown Pastors and over one-hundred local Pastors and their Churches for a Four-Day Spirit-Filled Gathering of all Denominations. Pastor Robinson is also known for his extensive travels over the country to win souls for Christ through his teaching.
Pastor William L. Robinson, is also a local radio personality in his on right for more than 26 years, known greatly for promoting the Radio Ministry of First Baptist Church “Sunday Morning at “The First” a one hour broadcast, that aired on Sunday Evenings at 5:00 p.m., reaching out to the four corners of the State. First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
811 S. A. Jones Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Church: (501) 374-9394
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