Pastor Wally Winner began his work in ministry in 1968 at 18 years old. He is a 1972 graduate of Oregon Bible College in Oregon, Illinois (now Atlanta Bible College near Atlanta, Georgia). In over 40 years, Pastor Winner has served in local churches in Indiana, Illinois, and in South Carolina. He has been the president and coordinator of state camps and conferences, special speaker and teacher at Christian seminars, and has also been involved in writing articles and lessons in several publications and Bible studies.
With a special interest in prophetic study, and a background in journalism, Pastor Wally Winner also publishes and edits two kingdom-focused, prophecy-based publications, The Sound of the Trumpet and Prophecy Dot-to-Dot.
In 2001, Pastor Winner was led to plant a church in Piedmont, South Carolina, and in September 2001, Joy Fellowship was born. Sixteen years later, he continues to serve in his ministry at Joy to spread the message and grow the membership for the coming Kingdom of God.