Bill Wellons and his wife Carolyn helped found Fellowship Bible Church in
Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1977. For thirty years he served that congregation as
teaching pastor and chairman of the elder board. From its beginning,
Fellowship has been involved in planting other churches. In 1999, Bill helped
launch Fellowship Associates, a ministry started by Fellowship to foster
church planting. In 2005, Bill moved full time to Fellowship Associates,
serving as Executive Director of its Church Planting Residency Program.
Fellowship Associates has been involved in planting one hundred churches,
and those churches have planted an additional one hundred churches. Bill has
also helped establish eight more residency programs to train pastors in the
process of starting churches.
Bill and Carolyn have served as speakers with FamilyLife’s nationwide
Weekend to Remember events. Together, they co-authored Getting Away to
Get It Together. Joining with Dr. Robert M. Lewis, Bill helped develop The
Great Adventure DVD series for Men's Fraternity, and he and Lloyd Reed are
co-authors of Unlimited Partnership.
Bill and Carolyn were married in 1970 and have three children and eleven