Before beginning Bill Taylor & Associates, Dr. Taylor served as the Director of Network Partnerships for LifeWay Church Resources, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Prior to his role as director, Dr. Taylor served as the overseer of both the Sunday School and the Bible Teaching/Reaching Divisions. After his call at LifeWay was complete, Dr. Taylor served as a Senior Strategist, and also Executive Assistant to the President, for Disaster Relief of the North American Mission Board.
Dr. Taylor’s ministry includes many years of pastoral experience. He has served as the Executive Pastor of North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona, and as Minister of Education and Administration at Prestonwood Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas; University Baptist Church, Coral Gables, Florida; Roswell Street Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia, and First Baptist Church, Lafayette, Louisiana.
Dr. Taylor is the author of several books including 21 Truths, Traditions, and Trends, The Power to Change Lives, Sunday School for a New Century and Ten Best Practices. He also produced the video series: Growing Your Sunday School in the ’90s; Teaching to Make a Difference; Growing Your Sunday School in the 20th Century; and 21 Truths, Trends and Traditions.
Dr. Bill Taylor is the founder of Unlimited Partnerships, and the visionary behind this unique ministry. In 2006, as an immediate response to the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wrought on the churches of New Orleans, Dr. Taylor developed a vision for mentoring seminary students that would help these devastated churches spiritually rebuild and grow again.
Currently UP has student mentoring chapters at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Baylor University, and Dallas Baptist University. www.unlimitedpartnerships.org
In 2011, Unlimited Partnerships added the Church Coaching Division, led by Topper Reid, to the ministry of Unlimited Partnerships. In January of 2016, the Unlimited Partnerships Church Coaching Division became Bill Taylor & Associates.
Dr. Taylor is married to his wife, Rose, and they have two sons and five grandchildren. Dr. Taylor lives in Dallas, TX where he is a member of Prestonwood Baptist Church and leads the ministries of UP and BT&A. He is a sought-after speaker and consultant for churches of all sizes.