I'm Gonna Give Thanks to God
- Artist: William D. Carter III
- Format: CD
- Release Date:7/8/2003
Minister William D. Carter III Minister William D. Carter III is a native of Willingboro, N.J. He is the son of William & Carol Carter. His paternal grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Willie McKenzie of Philadelphia, P.A. and his maternal grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Robert Brown of Burlington, N.J. He is a born again Christian who loves, praises and honors the Lord Jesus Christ. Minister Carter is not only a Masterful musician, he's adept at teaching and directing choirs. He was the Assistant Minister of Music at St. Paul Baptist Church in Florence, N.J. for over four years. He is a licensed minister under his mentor, Rev. Hilda Covington of Wayside Ministries in Burlington, N.J. He is a member of Praise & Glory Deliverance Tabernacle in Philadelphia, P.A. under the pastorate & mentorship of Dr. Apostle Phillip Whiteside. Minister Carter is a graduate of The Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts in Philadelphia, P.A. where he was a vocal major. He has also attended the University of the Arts Musical Theatre Summer Program in Philadelphia, P.A. Minister Carter has been blessed to hold concerts all across the eastern seaboard and beyond. He has appeared on The Longwood Gardens TV special and has done commercials for Channels 3 and 10. He has appeared with the Three2Five, a renown male ensemble. Minister Carter has also worked with Peter Nero & the Philly Pop's for their 2002 Christmas concert which was held at the world class Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, P.A. He has also been blessed to share the stage with many gospel recording artist including Richard Smallwood.