He was born in the City of Fort Worth, Texas to Bishop Winston R. Williams, Sr. & Late-Lady Carolyn R. Williams. He graduated from the Green B. Trimble Technical High School in Fort Worth, Texas in 1989. In 1991 he gave his life to the Lord and was filled with the baptism of the Holy Spirit, after a young life of drugs, and alcohol. He then pursued his college education from Spartan Aeronautical College in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in 1992.
He then furthered his education in 2001 receiving his Bachelor's, Master's and then Doctorate Degree from Visions International University (VIU) in Dallas Texas in June 2005. He's obtained his licenses and ordinations from both the Christ Holy Sanctified Churches of America, Inc. (March 2001), and the Churches of God in Christ (October 5, 2002). On December 29, 1990 he married his soul mate Miss Andrea Nichole Lewis –Williams, and presently has three wonderful children, Roderick L. Williams II, Jessica T. Williams and Christina Nichole Williams.
He served as Youth Pastor at Holy Tabernacle COGIC from 2002 -2005 before being called to Pastor the IHOP Church. Currently he serves as the Senior Pastor and founder of the Infinite House of Praise Church (IHOP) in Grand Prairie, Texas (currently non-domination). This ministry began as a home based bible study that started on March 18, 2008. On May 13, 2010 he and his wife formed and established the official church located at 1801 W. Polo Rd. Grand Prairie, TX, and on June 13, 2010 they celebrated their first official service in a cul-de-sac road in Arlington at 3007 Pleasant Valley Ln.
Dr. R.L. Williams, Sr. ministers the word of God with such power, authority and conviction, that it changes the lives of all who hear him. In his own words, "Stay Faithful and Focus and God will do the rest".