Elder William J. Thompson, Jr.
Elder William “Bill” Thompson is a Pittsburgh native and a graduate of Schenley High School. A masterful builder, Elder Bill is the owner of Balm General Construction Company, which he formed in 2015 and is contracted by numerous local organizations like the Carnegie Mellon University.
Elder Bill received the salvation of Jesus Christ 24 years ago and has never ceased to grow in his relationship with Christ through his study at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Greater Works Bible School, where he was ordained minister in 2017 and ordained reverend in 2018.
Elder Bill is the proud father of four children, Omar Weathers, Dawn Thompson, Kevin Manns, Kayla Robinson, and Bill Thompson III.
Elder Bill fully embraces his giftings as a teacher and seeks to impart wisdom and enlightenment to the men of Petra International Ministry as he provides cover for the Men’s Ministry.