Perry N. Thompson attended Rappahannock High School in Warsaw, Virginia, and went on to attend Devry Institute of Technology where he studied Electronics Engineering, and then Norfolk State University where he studied Electronics Technology graduating Magna cum laude. He has obtained numerous certificates and/or credits in ministerial studies through Freedom Chapel International Christian Center, Washington, D. C.; business management, paralegal and related government course study through the National Center for State Courts. and he has received a Doctorate of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa from Breakthrough Bible College and Theological Seminary in May 2016. Donya Lorraine Madison-Thompson, wife of 33 years, led him to Christ, and they are proud grandparents of two offspring from their gifted son, Emanuel and his wife Sarah.
Perry has gained more than thirty-two years of experience in high-level private and government sector venues and merges this experience with his duties as the Senior Pastor of Freedom Chapel International Christian Center in Washington, D. C. (www.FCICC.org) – Founder, Bishop Dr. William D. Madison, Sr.- where he blesses the Lord with his musical gifts and oversees Freedom Chapel Ministries with covered works abroad in areas of Monrovia, Liberia, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Ukraine, Tartastan and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Bishop Thompson gives all the Glory to God; he follows the footsteps of many great leaders of the Apostolic World Christian Fellowship (AWCF) and is the new Second Vice-Chair of the AWCF.