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bill & pam mickler
founding pastors, senior pastors
Pastors Bill and Pam reflect God’s heart in their desire to reach the hopeless, brokenhearted, weary and discouraged with the love of Jesus. Fulfilling the vision of Victory to share the Love, Acceptance, and Forgiveness of Jesus both locally and globally, Pastors Pam and Bill are active both in our community and around the world.
Since 2005, Pastor Bill has felt a deep passion for the people of the South Sudan, specifically the orphaned children. VCC has partnered with Sudan For Christ Ministries as a major ministry focus in our prayers, outreaches, and financial giving. Pastor Bill focuses the majority of his time towards this important outreach along with the pursuit of the land and building God has set aside for VCC. He also serves as the State Director for Christians United For Israel (CUFI).
Pastor Pam is the State Prayer Director for 'Daughters for Zion', a prayer network of women for Christians United for Israel (CUFI). and also continues to travel and minister throughout the world as well.
Prior to founding Victory Christian Center in Lafayette in 1989, Pastors Bill and Pam served on the pastoral staff Directing Victory Bible Institute and Victory Fellowship of Ministries at Victory Christian Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma with Pastors Billy Joe and Sharon Daugherty for 8 years.
They are the parents of six children and 14 grandchildren.
dan & kelli peter
pastors of BLAZE student ministry
Pastors Dan and Kelli are committed to fulfilling Victory's mission of sharing the LOVE, ACCEPTANCE, & FORGIVENESS of JESUS with young people! Through the BLAZE student ministry, Dan and Kelli are creating a high-energy environment where young people can discover and develop their God-given talents and abilities.
Dan is a business banker at Centier Bank in Lafayette and Kelli stays busy connecting with hundreds of Purdue students through her property management company. Dan is grateful for the opportunity to coach his sons' baseball and basketball teams.
Dan and Kelli and their five children are on a mission to equip the next generation to change the world... one person at a time.
children's pastor, volunteer coordinator, benevolence , transportation & facilities
Pastor Kris is a "kid at heart" who loves the sharing the love of Jesus with the children of Victory. You'll find her most often in CityPark kids church during worship services. During the week, she's in the office reaching out to those in need and helping with many different aspects of Victory's facilities and programs.
Kris have 2 children, 8 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
sandy & brad marchel
directors of pastoral care
Sandy, along with husband Brad, serves as Director of Outreach Ministries. Together, sharing a passion to equip believers for the work of the ministry, Brad and Sandy coordinate the 'Living Life' Mentoring Program. This program is designed to train leaders to disciple and mentor others. In addition, Brad and Sandy support leaders in the Care Group Ministry as they grow in their knowledge of the Word, share the love, acceptance and forgiveness of Jesus and care for one another.
Brad and Sandy have three daughters, a son and twelve grandchildren. They both desire for others to know God’s love and the personal experience of God as their restorer.
kelson & hannah esteban
ignite young adult leaders
Kelson and Hannah Esteban serve as the leaders of "Ignite" a young adult ministry. This is a new program beginning in June 2015. Kelson and Hannah desire to see youth and young adults set apart from the world and set on fire for God. They want to portray Victory's motto of love, acceptance and forgiveness to everyone God gives them an opportunity to meet and pray with whether it be someone who has fallen away from the Lord, never known Him or is from a church background they know hearts and lives will be changed for the kingdom of God in a powerful way. They will be hosting fun events each month for ages 18-26 which will include times of fellowship and most importantly worshipping God and discipleship. They each have very different testimonies of God's grace, faithfulness and love in their lives.
Hannah is from Indiana and Kelson is from Hawaii. They met in Oklahoma while attending Rhema Bible College. They have been married since October 2011 and moved to Lafayette from Broken Arrow, OK in May 2014. They are enjoying life together and do not yet have any children.