The Reverend Willie Ray Davis serves as the Senior Pastor/Founder of the Mac Gregor Palm Community Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. He attended school in the Houston Independent School District and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School. He continued his education at Sam Houston State University and Texas Southern University in pursuit of a Bachelor Degree in Government and Political Science. He later attended the Texas School of Theology where he received a Bachelor and Masters Degree of Theology. In 2002, the Texas School of Theology bestowed upon Reverend Davis an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree for his continued commitment to helping others fulfill their learning in Seminary Education.
In 1986, Reverend Davis was called to serve as Senior Pastor of the Greater Saint Paul’s Missionary Baptist Church. After twenty years of service there, he was called as Senior Pastor of the Progressive Baptist Church of Chicago, Illinois, where he served for three and one half years. Reverend Davis now serves the Houston community again as the Pastor/Founder of the Mac Gregor Palm Community Baptist Church. Here he is striving to resurrect the community as God gives him direction.
Among the many services that Reverend Davis has rendered to the city of Houston and other organizations are President of the Minister’s Advisory Board to the Mayor, Vice President of the Metropolitan Minister’s Alliance, President of the Southwest Region of PNBC Inc., and Religious Coordinator for the Southwest Region of the NAACP. Among the talents, gifts, and services with which Reverend Davis has been blessed, none have been more fulfilling than the call of God upon his life as a servant and his being used of God to reach all of humanity through his preaching and teaching God’s Word. He desires to make his continued mission in life one of seeking others through God’s Word at whatever the cost for the kingdom.
Pastor Davis is married to the lovely Mrs. Michelle Davis.