Dr. William D MaNealy was born October 5th 1960 his primary education started with St. Peter's Academy Dallas Texas and City Temple Academy Dallas Texas. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1979 then attended Bishop College 1979 -1981 a historicaly black college. He then attended Aspen theological Seminary where he received his bachelor's in biblical studies and 1986 a masters of biblical studies in 1988 and his doctoral degree of urban Ministry in 2002. From there his pastorage began with Samaria Baptist Church in Waxahacie, Texas then Saint Paul Baptist Church in Minecola, Texas next was Friendship Baptist Church in Glouster,Va. Finally he has been the pastor of Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church since 2005.