Nicholas Duncan-Williams is the Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of Action Chapel International Ministry (ACIM), head-quartered in Accra, Ghana. He is recognized as the founder and father of the Charismatic Movement in Ghana and other parts of West Africa. Action Chapel International, one church in many locations, has over 2,000 affiliate and 250 branch churches located in North America, Europe and Africa.
Known in many parts of the world as the Apostle of Strategic Prayer, Archbishop Duncan-Williams is also the Founder and President of Prayer Summit International(PSI). The Prayer Summits bring revivals to cities and churches through the power of corporate, intercessory and prophetic prayer.
Named by New African Magazine as one of "The 100 Most Influential Africans," Archbishop Duncan-Williams is also Founder of Dominion University, based in Ghana, which is training a new generation in excellence and ethical leadership for ministry, government and business. Dominion University prepares potential leaders to exercise dominion in the marketplace.
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams is also founder of Dominion Television (DTV)—a 24-hour, Christian network based in Ghana which broadcasts in 24 African countries.
He also has an established NGO, Compassion in Action Africa that is transforming schools under trees into 21st century primary educational facilities while also providing clean water and other forms of support to the needy. Compassion in Action also supports an orphanage with 150 children and a drug rehabilitation facility with 120 people recovering from drug addiction.
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams is known as a coach, mentor and a father of many Bishops, Pastors and Lay Leaders -- training thousands and building nations and communities for the end time harvest.
Anointed in the ministry of prayer, healing, deliverance and the prophetic, he also serves as an Intercessor and Minister for numerous African Heads of State and government, civic and business leaders. God has used him to birth many ministries.
The Archbishop believes that the different revivals that have come across the nations over the years were as a result of prayer. “There is no substitute for prayer; prayer is the lifeline of the believer and the church of Jesus Christ...and there is no distance in prayer.” He also believes that intercession will be the last move that will precede the coming of our Lord.
The Archbishop has a distinct apostolic mantle.
Archbishop Duncan-Williams, the recipient of many global honors, was trained by the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa and completed biblical studies at the All Nations for Christ Bible Institute in Benin City, Nigeria. He is married to Rosa Whitaker Duncan-Williams, has four children, all in the Ministry, and five grand-children.