Jim comes to Victory as an equal blend of the administrative and creative gifts and is most passionate about leading believers into a deeper walk as they find success and fulfillment serving Christ together. He lives to hear his master say, “Well done my good and faithful servant.”
Jim is a graduate of Nazarene Bible College. He also studied N.T. Greek at the New York School of the Bible, Calvary Baptist Church. Jim served as a pastor for 12 years in Colorado, Alaska, North Dakota, and New Jersey. Jim spent 12 years in the corporate arena in the Banking Services and the Insurance Industries. He is also a certified Corporate Trainer. Additionally, Jim is a certified IT project manager. Utilizing this experience he has spent the last 10 years serving as a Church Administrator in New Jersey. In July of 2012 Jim received his Certification as a Church Administrator (CCA) from the National Association of Church Business Administrators (aka The Church Network). He currently serves in leadership at TCN as a member of the Development Committee.
Jim has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and is currently a board member and treasurer for Jersey Shore United, a nonprofit dedicated to providing relief and assistance to disaster victims in the Jersey Shore region. Jim has been a teacher at both the Institute of Biblical Counseling & Institute of Biblical Studies (IBS) as well as Wagner Leadership Institute in Toms River, NJ. He is also active as a consultant for churches who need some assistance with administration. In 2016 Jim released his first book, “God Crosses Burnt Bridges: Maintaining the Most Important Relationships in Your Life.”
Jim, along with his wife, Anna, have served as life group leaders for more than 30 years. They are the proud parents of a daughter, Bethany, who is a Missionary currently serving in Davao City, Philippines with Fire International. Jim also enjoys painting, golfing, and finding more to do!