Fill the Gap Publications Elbert Willis Lafayette Reverend Elbert Willis was pastor of the Christian Center Church in Lafayette, Louisiana, and was a missionary and teacher to many nations across the world. Pastor Willis authored 66 books which have been printed in numerous languages and spread throughout the World. He had sought to bring the Gospel to the nations even up to his last days. On November 26, 2008, Reverend Willis passed away in Lafayette, La., with family at his side. Countless people across the world have been touched by his ministry and will one day walk the streets of gold with him.