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Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable and perfect, will of God.

—Romans 12:2


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Who Is Dr. Willie Jolley?

Dr. Willie Jolley is a man on a mission! He is a Hall of Fame Speakers, 5 Time Washington Area Music Association Award winning singer, a best selling author and host of the #1 Motivational/Inspirational Radio Show in America on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.  In addition he was the person chosen to replace the legendary Zig Ziglar on the national Get Motivated Tour, where he is billed as “The #1 inspirational Speaker in America!” (

Dr. Jolley is not only a world-renowned motivational inspirational speaker and singer but also is a licensed minister and has earned his Doctorate of Ministry Degree, with an emphasis is faith driven achievement. He shares his powerful message of hope and possibilities with churches around the world! A few of the churches where he has been a featured speaker include: The Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA (where he was the featured speaker 3 times on the global broadcast of The Hour of Power), Bishop TD Jakes’ Church, The Potter’s House, in Dallas, TX, The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, The Worship Center at the Marine Corps Base in Okinawa, Japan, the United Methodist Church annual worship rally in Baltimore, MD and historic Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington DC.

Dr. Jolley’s unique message and ministry uplifts spirits and “empowers people to act on their faith to improve their futures!”

His many awards and accolades include:

  • Named Motivational/ Inspirational Speaker of the Year” & “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International

  • Speaker Hall of Fame Inductee

  • Honorable Ronald H. Brown Distinguished Leadership Award

  • Top 5 Leadership Speakers by

  • Business Leader of The Year by the African American Chambers of Commerce

  • Concerned Black Men of America National Business Champion

Success Magazine hailed him as the ‘Comeback King’ for his work with Ford Motors when they were on the brink of bankruptcy and helping them to avert a government bailout and go on to billion dollar profits.

Dr. Jolley can be heard daily on radio across America with the #1 Motivational Show on Sirius XM and also heard daily on WHUR-FM in the Washington, DC, where he precedes Steve Harvey Mondays – Fridays.

Dr. Jolley is the author of several international best selling books including “It Only Takes a Minute to Change Your Life,” “A Setback Is a Setup for a Comeback” “Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks” and “An Attitude of Excellence.” He’s also a contributing author to “Chicken Soup For The Christian Soul 2.”

Dr. Willie Jolley holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree from the California Graduate School of Theology, a Masters Degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and a B.A. Degree in Psychology and Sociology from The American University. Dr. Jolley resides in Washington DC with his wife, Dee.

About Jolley Good News

Our goal at Jolley Good News is to encourage and inspire people to rise about their circumstances and maximize their God given potential. We want to reach people at their point of need and show them that they truly can see transformation in their lives if they have faith and wiling to renew their thinking. Faith and action can help them to live empowered and enthusiastic lives. 

Our Programs

Youth Leadership Development

The Youth Leadership Development Program is a program that is designed to help young people who are going the wrong way, and turn them in a positive direction. To help create future leaders and help children from poor neighborhoods to see themselves as future leaders. The areas of focus are drug prevention, violence prevention, academic excellence, positive life skills and leadership development.

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Monday School

Monday School is the program Willie Jolley has developed that would be like Sunday School, but on Mondays rather than Sunday. Sharing information, inspiration and hope to people around the country who are struggling, especially those who have been hit hard by the economic downturn.  Helping people to grow their futures using biblical principles. Our goal in this program is to develop a televised half hour empowerment program that people around America can view every Monday.

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Books Beyond Bars

This program is focused on helping people in prison to see that they can transform their thinking and transform their lives, and help them to see that their setback in nothing but a setup for a greater comeback! Over the years we have gotten hundreds of letters from people in prison who have asked for copies of his book A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback. Our goal is to print copies of the book especially for the prison population and get them into every prison in America.

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