Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin has always had a strong commitment to service.
In all, Lt. Gen. Boykin spent 36 years in the army, serving his last four years as the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He is an ordained minister with a passion for spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ and encouraging Christians to become warriors in God's Kingdom. He now serves as Family Research Council's Executive Vice President.
He was one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force. He was privileged to command these elite warriors in combat operations ultimately. Later, Jerry Boykin commanded all the Army's Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and School.
Jerry and his wife Ashley enjoy spending time with their five children and a growing number of grandchildren.
"General Boykin is an important voice the Lord has raised up for our time. His impact on our church in just one meeting was significant, and we hope to see much more of him."
"General Jerry Boykin is an incredible communicator with a powerful story. His message of hope and restoration was an inspiration to our audience. General Boykin is a true American hero who was used by God 'for such a time as this' and he deserves our praise and thanks."
"The authority and passion that General Boykin spoke with both gripped our hearts with a dose of reality and gave us hope that God is active all around the world."