ARCHBISHOP NICHOLAS DUNCAN-WILLIAMS
Nicholas Duncan-Williams is the Founder and Presiding Archbishop of Action Chapel International (ACI), headquartered in Accra, Ghana. He is recognized as the Patriarch and Father of the Charismatic Movement in Ghana and other parts of West Africa.
Today, Action Chapel International, “One Church in Many Locations Worldwide”, has over 2,000 affiliate and 300 branch churches located across Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and North America.
Known in many parts of the world as the Apostle of Strategic Prayer, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams is also the Founder and President of Prayer Summit International (PSI), which brings revival to cities and churches through the power of corporate, intercessory and prophetic prayer.
He is the current Chairman of the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches (NACCC) – over 200 member churches. He also serves as an intercessor and minister for numerous Heads of State across the nations of the World and governments, civic and business leaders. God, by His grace, has used the Archbishop’s distinctive apostolic mantle to birth many ministries.
The recipient of many global honors and the only African pastor to have ever prayed at a United States of America Presidential Inauguration (January 2017), Archbishop is recognized by the New African Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans”. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams is also the Founder of the Dominion University, based in Ghana, which is training a new generation of leaders in excellence and ethical leadership for ministry, government, and business.
Dominion University also combines secular education with biblical principles. He is also the Founder of Dominion Television (DTV)—a 24-hour, Christian lifestyle network based in Ghana which broadcasts in countries across Africa.
He has a sizable social media footprint with followers worldwide.
As a beneficiary of God’s grace and mercy, Archbishop Duncan-Williams is a compassionate leader who has transformed schools into modernized educational facilities while providing clean water and other forms of support to the needy through his NGO, Compassion in Action. The NGO also supports an orphanage with 150 children and a drug rehabilitation facility with 120 people recovering from drug addiction.
The Archbishop has planted churches and roofed churches in villages and areas where the Gospel otherwise would not reach. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams was trained and mentored by the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa and studied at the All Nations for Christ Bible Institute in Benin City, Nigeria. He is married to Lady Rosa Whitaker Duncan-Williams, has four adult children, all in the Ministry, and six grandchildren.