MEET OUR FAMILY
Lead Pastor – J.Larry Gunter
In 1998 bishop J Larry Gunter was appointed senior Pastor of Victorious Life church in Conyers Ga. Immediately God put a dream in the heart of the Pastor to build a Multicultural church without racial, national, cultural or color barriers. In October of 2008 another dream was realized when the Victorious Life congregation moved into a new sanctuary. Under the Leadership of Pastor Gunter Victorious Life has experienced expediential growth with present membership reaching 1200. Bishop Gunter is also an author. His latest book is “Breaking the Power of Limitation”.
Pastor and his wife Kathleen grew up in South Georgia. At the age of 14, J. Larry Gunter was filled with the Holy Spirit and at 15 he was preaching the gospel. For over 40 years they both have been active in ministry as an Evangelist and Pastor. The calling of God has taken Pastor Gunter around the world preaching the gospel. He presently conducts conventions annually in Jamaica, Namibia Africa and Cape Town South Africa . Pastor Gunter attended Truett McConnell College and is a graduate of Beulah Heights University.
Pastor and Kathleen are the parents of two children, and four grandchildren.
Lead Pastor (Covington Campus) – John Jordan
5158 Newton Drive NE Covington, GA 30014
- Sunday Service at 11am
- Bible Study Wednesdays at 7pm
Born and raised in Georgia, Pastor John became an ordained minister and Associate Pastor under the late Pastor C.E. Cates of Christian Fellowship Church and later became an Associate Pastor of New Life Praise Center in Lawrenceville, GA under Pastor Roger Aikens. Pastor John has a degree in Theology from Moody’s Theological Seminary.
Pastor John came to Victorious Life Church of God in July 2005 where he served as the Missions Pastor until January 2019, when he took the position as Campus Pastor of Victorious Life Church Covington. VLC Covington serves as a second location for Victorious Life Church of God.
Pastor John and his wife Becky married on March 13, 1970. They have 2 sons, 8 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.
Youth Pastor – Armand Mitchom
Armand Mitchom became Youth Pastor at VLC in August, 2017, however, he has been a member of VLC for 10 years. He has a heart for the youth at this church and we were blessed that he was able to step into this position. The Youth has continued to thrive under his ministry as he pours out his heart to the Youth of Conyers and the surrounding areas.
Music Pastor – Gary A. Waterman
Victorious Life is blessed to have the talent and ministry of Pastor Gary Waterman. Pastor Gary is a 1989 graduate of Lee College and has been in active ministry for over twenty years as a senior pastor and a youth pastor. He currently holds the position of Pastor of the Music and Fine Arts Department of Victorious Life Church.
He is married to his lovely wife, Kim and has two beautiful daughters, Taylor and McKenzie.
She has served in the Administration Office as Office Manager since 2012.
Candace is a wife and a mother of 3.
She has served in the Administration Office as Office Assistant since 2012, after serving in the Church Day Care as Director for 8 years.
Kathleen is the wife of Pastor J. Larry Gunter.