Bill Hathaway Ministries

About Dr. Bill Hathaway

Dr. Bill Hathaway

  • Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Dec. 14, 1930
  • Spent time in an orphanage since my dad disappeared in 1934
  • Saved on August 15, 1945, the very day Japan surrendered
  • Called as a missionary at the same time I was saved
  • Entered United States Air Force in 1949
  • Studied two years at University of Illinois (Psychology major)
  • Sent to Japan during the Army of Occupation and the Korean War
  • Met Missionary to Japan Ike Foster and surrendered to return as a missionary
  • Married Dixie A. Hathaway in 1954
  • Graduated from Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Missouri in 1955
  • Did Missionary internship at Wichita Baptist Tabernacle under the ministry of Dr. Art Wilson
  • Served as a BBFI Missionary to Japan for 25 years starting in 1956
  • Served as Associate Pastor at Wichita Baptist Tabernacle under the ministry of Dr. Ray Melugin for 5 years
  • Served as Pastor of Landmark Baptist Temple of Rolla, Missouri for 11 years
  • Served as Pastor of Northside Baptist Temple of Mt. Vernon, Missouri for 5 years
  • Presently serving as BBFI Affiliated Missionary to the Japanese



Missionary to the Japanese,
Dr. Bill Hathaway

Telephone: 417-833-8584
Mobile: 417-569-4373

3149 N. Maranatha Ln. #8
Springfield, MO 65803



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