Bio - Patrick E. Winfield II
As Campus Pastor, The Potter’s House of Fort Worth Patrick E. Winfield II’s leadership has been extensive, serving in both education and ministry fields. As an educator, leader and pastor his mission is to transform lives, build leaders and strengthen families by helping people discover and live in the grace of God found in Jesus Christ.
In his strides toward education, Pastor Winfield received his Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English, and a minor in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois, in Champaign, Urbana. He received a Master’s of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary. He’s continued his passion for education through many opportunities such as: English Department Head; Teacher, Vice Principal, Coach, AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) Coordinator and Principal of Clay Academy. He is presently pursuing a Doctorate in Education from Dallas Baptist University.
As a leader, Pastor Winfield believes in service leadership that is exercised through modeling, mentoring, instructing and life coaching. He is consumed with impacting people’s lives and helping them become effective leaders. As a leader and mentor he has helped establish a College Bible Study in Champaign, Ill., that still reaches out to college students to keep them grounded in God. He has served in short term missions in South Africa, Namibia and Kenya. His passion in service and leadership has also provided a vibrant Youth Ministry in Chicago, Il.
As pastor, Winfield’s passion for empowering people to become their best is demonstrated in his preaching and teaching. Pastor Winfield accepted the call to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ on September 16, 1991. He was ordained on October 6, 1996. He has enforced his role in pastoral leadership as: Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor in Chicago, and Establishmentarian of a thriving and growing church in Las Vegas, Nevada. As he continues to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ here in Fort Worth, he stands on the scripture Joshua 1:8, “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.”
Pastor Winfield’s greatest inspiration by far is Veronica, his wife, and their three sons: Christiaan, Joshua and Caleb.