The 2016 “GLM 40 Edition” highlights Dr. Bill Winston in the area of Faith & Spirituality. Born in Tuskegee, Alabama, Dr. Winston was inspired and influenced for leadership by the numerous educators, scientists, and physicians who surrounded him as a youth and by the historic aviation accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen who served as his role models. He is a graduate of the internationally known Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University), in Tuskegee, Alabama, where Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver’s legacies of leadership and invention permeated the environment. Dr. Winston served for six years as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, where his extraordinary achievements in aerial flight earned him The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Air Medal for performance in combat, and the Squadron Top Gun Award. He is the founder and senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center (LWCC), a multi-cultural, non-denominational church with more than 20,000 members located in Forest Park, Illinois, and Living Word Christian Center-Tuskegee, in Tuskegee, Alabama. LWCC has a broad range of ministries and related entities. His ministry broadcasts are currently reaching 800 million households worldwide! We are proud to recognize Dr. Bill Winston in the area of Faith & Spirituality for his courageous faith, Christian leadership and ministry of excellence in the year of 2016!