Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell is Senior Pastor of the 14,000-member Windsor Village Church Family, one of the largest Protestant Churches in the country. Under Caldwell’s 30-plus year spiritual leadership and social entrepreneurship, several independently operated nonprofits and community development projects have fundamentally changed the social and economic landscape of Central Southwest Houston and attracted national and international print and broadcast media. The projects include The Power Center and Pointe 2.3.4. projects which collectively provide 530.6 full-time equivalent jobs and make an annual $65.5 million cash flow impact on the community.
The Power Center, a 21st-century service delivery model of private and public partnership, serves 11,000 families a month; creates 300 jobs annually and employs five full-time year-round positions; generates $1.2 million conference center sales and Pyramid CDC-managed enterprises; and impacts the economy annually by $14.8 million.
Pointe 2.3.4, a 234-acre mini-master-planned community, created 2,000 construction jobs and employs 530.6 persons employed full-time year-round; generates $1.7 million in commercial sales each year; and impacts the economy annually by $50 million. Pointe 2.3.4. encompasses a commercial park of national and local businesses including CVS Pharmacy and Walgreen’s; a 462-home affordably priced residential subdivision whose residents spend a combined $16.5 million annually; a YMCA; HISD elementary and senior high charter schools; Texas Children’s Pediatrics Center; Corinthian Village independent senior living facility; and the 183,000-square-foot Kingdom Builders’ Community Center.
Caldwell currently serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards including, the Houston Golf Association Executive Committee, Baylor College of Medicine Executive Committee and M.D. Anderson-The University Cancer Foundation. He is also a limited partner with the Houston Texans NFL Franchise.
A native Houstonian, Caldwell was educated in the Houston public schools; received a B.A. Degree in Economics from Carleton College; an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Business; a Master’s Degree in Theology from Southern Methodist University-Perkins School of Theology; and two honorary Doctor of Law degrees, one from Huston-Tillotson College and another from Carleton College. Caldwell was included in Newsweek’s “Century Club,” the publication’s list of 100 people to watch as America moved into the 21st century.
Caldwell is a husband, father and author of the best seller The Gospel of Good Success and co-author of Entrepreneurial Faith.