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VICTORY STAFF

Pastor CT Townsend

CT Townsend is a pastor, evangelist, author, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead pastor of Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta, South Carolina, founder of CT Townsend Evangelistic Ministries, and the author of Miracles of the Burlington Revival.  Additionally, Townsend has written several Gospel songs, and along with his wife, Becky, has recorded and released multiple Southern Gospel albums.  Townsend is also the founder of the Arise Youth Conference which draws thousands of teens and young adults every summer.

Driven by a heart and burden to reach people with the Gospel, CT has been used of God to preach and minister to people all across our nation and internationally for the cause of Christ.  In 2019, the Lord called CT to pastor Victory Baptist Church and take up the mantle of leadership from Dr. R. Larry Brown. Pastor CT, Becky, and their three children, Tucker, Syler, and Everlee, now live in North Augusta, SC.

Assistant Pastors

Timmy Newton

DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR & CONNECT GROUPS

Josh Tesch

STUDENT PASTOR

Bill Burr

FAMILY PASTOR

Seth Straughn

YOUNG ADULT PASTOR/COLLEGE DIRECTOR

Timmy Newton

DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR & CONNECT GROUPS

Josh Tesch

STUDENT PASTOR

Bill Burr

FAMILY PASTOR

Seth Straughn

YOUNG ADULT PASTOR/COLLEGE DIRECTOR

Church Staff

Keith Bartlett

PASTORAL CARE

Steve Baynham

MAINTENANCE/SIGHTS & SOUND

Kathy Brazell

SECRETARY

Cindy Burr

PASTOR'S SECRETARY

Julie Feistel

LADIES MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Cheryl Hampton

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Lois Maddox

MAINTENANCE

Kathy Newton

CONNECT GROUPS & LADIES

Kim Phillips

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

Beverly Purvis

SECRETARY

Cynthia Smith

PRINCIPAL
VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Renee Sowder

SECRETARY

Greg Black

CONNECT GROUP ASSISTANT

Bethany Stafford

EARLY LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR

Stacey Sheppard

Financial Secretary

Delaina Nicholas

EVENT COORDINATOR/SECRETARY

Lindsay Straughn

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Jose Santos

SENIOR MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER

Drew Carter

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

Carter Hampton

MUSIC ASSISTANT

Isaac Burr

MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH PASTOR

Ashley Thomas

Marketing & Communications Director

Ryleigh Richmond

MARCOM Apprentice

Sherrie Chambers

Executive Assistant

Mike Deal

Head Chef

Keith Bartlett

PASTORAL CARE

Steve Baynham

MAINTENANCE/SIGHTS & SOUND

Kathy Brazell

SECRETARY

Cindy Burr

PASTOR'S SECRETARY

Julie Feistel

LADIES MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Cheryl Hampton

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Lois Maddox

MAINTENANCE

Kathy Newton

CONNECT GROUPS & LADIES

Kim Phillips

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

Beverly Purvis

SECRETARY

Cynthia Smith

PRINCIPAL
VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Renee Sowder

SECRETARY

Greg Black

CONNECT GROUP ASSISTANT

Bethany Stafford

EARLY LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR

Stacey Sheppard

Financial Secretary

Delaina Nicholas

EVENT COORDINATOR/SECRETARY

Lindsay Straughn

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Jose Santos

SENIOR MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER

Drew Carter

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

Carter Hampton

MUSIC ASSISTANT

Isaac Burr

MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH PASTOR

Ashley Thomas

Marketing & Communications Director

Ryleigh Richmond

MARCOM Apprentice

Sherrie Chambers

Executive Assistant

Mike Deal

Head Chef

DR. R. LARRY BROWN & MRS. DIANE BROWN

Pastor Emeritus/Founder

Dr. R. Larry Brown was the Founder and Pastor Emeritus of Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta, South Carolina.  Under his leadership, God blessed the ministry of Victory Baptist Church to a membership of over 4,000 people.  Dr. Brown also had an extensive itinerant preaching ministry across America, where God used him greatly.  In 2019, Dr. Brown transitioned to the Pastor Emeritus role at Victory.  He went home to be with the Lord in August of 2021.