Reverend Robin Williams Evans
Robin Williams Evans is originally from the Los Angeles, California, area. She attended California State University Long Beach, where she majored in business administration with a concentration in marketing. In 1998, Robin heard a call from God to enter into ministry. She received her master’s in divinity from Howard University School of Divinity in 2004 and was ordained in 2010. Robin served as an associate minister for twelve years at Riverside Baptist Church of Southwest Washington, DC, where Reverend Dr. Michael Bledsoe is the pastor.
Robin is the founder and director of A Pastor’s Place, a not-for-profit organization that specializes in spiritual, emotional, and physical health and wellness for clergy and church congregations and special-needs advocacy. She is a firm believer in post-traumatic growth and its tremendous ability to take crises and turn them into firm foundations that transform people into their best selves.
Robin was awarded “Advocate of the Year” by The Arc Montgomery County, co-facilitated a marriage retreat for 300 people for Reid Temple, and delivered the keynote address for both the special education summit and the superintendent’s administrative and supervisory meeting for Montgomery County Public Schools. She authored the book “Living a Happy Life with a Special-Needs Child,” which was awarded a gold medal from Human Relations Indie Book Awards, a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and number one on the Washington Post Bestseller list. Robin is a wife and the mother of a severely special-needs son.
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