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Willie Thomas Butler


Willie Thomas Butler is the Founder and President of Kingdom Seed Foundation and its educational affiliate, the LifePlanning Institute (LPI). With over 20 years in the financial services profession, Willie Butler has served as as Certified Financial PlannerTM  and as a  Registered Investment Adviser and Financial Consultant with Salomon Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch. He also served in several Christian organizations such as Operation Blessing, Inc., Love and Caring Homeless Shelter, Canaan Ministries and The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. as a board member, senior development officer, operational and policy adviser, and fundraiser.
 
Butler authored his first book True Prosperity in 1997 and established LPI as a non-profit organization providing financial education curriculum combined with practical training in Biblical Stewardship and money management. His current book, The Kingdom Life Approach: A Purpose-Driven Strategy for Living Your Best Life Ever, and its companion Eight-Week Course Workbook are available through Xulon Press and all the popular online bookstores, including BarnesandNoble, GoogleBooks and AmazonBooks.
 
Reverend Butler was licensed by Reverend Aaron A. Wheeler, Senior Pastor of Mountaintop Missionary Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, VA.  He is a graduate of Regent University's Robertson School of Government in Virginia, with a Master of Arts in law and public policy; and he holds a Bachelors of Science degree in business management from Adelphi University in NY. He is also a graduate of the Institute for Financial Planning in New York.

You can read more about Willie at LinkedIn