Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
453 S. Wheatland Ave., Cols, OH 43204 Call us: 614-272-7553
Apostle William C. Latta, Founder & Senior Pastor
Apostle William C. Latta was born on February 20, 1932 to the late Wilbur and Lula Latta in Oxford, N.C. At the age of fourteen Apostle Latta attended the New Hope Baptist Church where he was introduced to Jesus Christ and baptized. He received the gift of the Holy Ghost at the age of eighteen. Respectfully responding to the call of God upon his life, he began to preach the gospel.
Apostle Latta is a graduate of Washington Bible College, Washington D.C. He has also studied at Howard University, Cortez Peters Business College, Bibleway Educational Center, and Capital Bible Seminary. He received an honorary doctorate degree from Aenon Bible College where he was a faculty member for over 21 years. In addition, he is a US Army Veteran where he served with the medical unit in Germany for two years.
Apostle Latta has also authored several books including: The Marriage Handbook, Demonology, How to Receive the Holy Ghost Without Tarrying, and The Oneness of the Godhead.
On December 16, 1960 Apostle Latta was united in matrimony with the lovely Lelia M. Turner. She is the daughter of Pastor Lillie R. Turner and the late Elder James C. Turner and is the eldest of eleven children. Mother Latta received her Bachelor degree in Religious Education from Aenon Bible College. Apostle and Mother Latta have six children: William II, Elaine Latta, Carolyn (Cedric) Dawkins, Jonathan (Cherie) Latta, Timothy (Yolanda) Latta, and Tiffany Latta. God has also blessed them with nine grandchildren: Jonsean (Gregory) Hairston, Joshua, Chinyere, Jabari, Jaire, Zoe, Zaiden, Zamir and two great grandchildren: Caela and Emmanuel.
Elder Timothy L. Latta, Pastor
Pastor Timothy L. Latta was born July 3, 1972 the fifth child of six to Apostle and Mother William C. Latta in Columbus, Ohio. For much of his life he has been involved in various capacities at Bibleway Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. While attending college he accepted his call into the ministry. Since that time he has consistently been walking in the anointing upon his life. In 2004, Pastor Latta was elevated to Associate Pastor to work alongside Apostle William C. Latta and Elder Otis Buckner, Associate Pastor.
Pastor Timothy Latta holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. He also earned a Master of Arts Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. The ministerial calling upon his life led him to obtain a Master degree in Theological Studies from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio.
Professionally he has been employed in the field of Counseling for over 15 years. He also holds a Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) license and a Guidance Counselor licensure through the State of Ohio. He has a genuine passion for people and a practical real world approach to ministry.
He is happily married to Yolanda Latta and they have three children: Zoe, Zaiden, and Zamir.