Dr. Henry Wells III
Dr. Henry Wells III serves as the Executive Director of Westside Christian and the Senior Pastor of New Beginnings Fellowship Church. He holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from William Tyndale College, an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Ecumenical Theological Seminary. In addition to Dr. Wells’ dissertation research, he has conducted post-graduate research at Wayne State University on the topic, The Reaction of the Black Church in Response to the Social Conditions of Urban Youth, and as a site researcher for Howard University School of Divinity on the topic of, Equipping the Saints: A Study of Black Congregational Life.
His professional experience expands over 35+ years of working in non-profit, faith-based organizations and 12 years of teaching in post-secondary education. For the past ten years, he has served as a senior pastor and educational leader in K-12 Urban Christian education.
Henry and his wife, Deborah Denise Wells, have been married for 33 years. They are the proud parents of two children, Robert J. Wells, and Melanie Elizabeth Wells.