Pastors & Staff

Eddie Adams

Lead Pastor

This couple has served Victory for 31 years. Eddie has been in
full-time ministry for over 38 years, holding staff positions in Montgomery, Alabama and Oklahoma City.

Dennis Eckles

Associate Pastor

This awesome couple and their family have been a part of Victory since 1998. Dennis is our Associate Pastor and oversees Pastoral Care, Student Ministry, Small Groups, and all Auxiliary Ministries. Pastor Dennis has been the Associate pastor for 9 years. April teaches a Small Group and participates in Women’s Ministry.

Marva White

Worship Pastor

Pastor Marva White has been a member of Victory of Albany since December 2015. She is a native of Albany, Ga where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Systems, Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management, and her Master’s in Business Education from Albany State University. She has her Associates degree in Biblical Studies from Grace Bible College. Pastor Marva has been serving in ministry for over 21 years.  She has had the privilege of overseeing and teaching the New Believers/Foundations class, Assimilation & Ministry Development Ministry/This Is Us class, and presently the Church Administrator, and the Worship pastor.
The Praise and Worship Ministry has the responsibility of ushering the Body of Christ into the presence of the Lord. The ministry consists of praise and worship singers and musicians from ages 18 and older who are dedicated to ministering songs in spirit and truth.  The Praise and Worship ministry practices twice a week at Victory of Albany on Thursdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 9:30 am. If you are interested in being apart of the team contact Pastor Marva White at Victory of Albany at (229) 435-0900

Ivy White

Next Gen Pastor

Ivy Laing is our Next Gen pastor here at victory! She has served as a missionary and served in Teen Challenge. She is passionate about reaching the next generation for Christ!

Barry Robinson

Seasoned Saints Pastor (55+)

Pastor Barry and Trina have been a part of Victory since 1997. Over the
years, they’ve served in various ministries. Pastor Barry is an ordained
minister through the Assemblies of God. Currently, he serves as the pastor of the Seasoned Saints Ministry for Seniors aged 55 and over

Sharon Simmons

Nursery Director and Victory Kids' Academy Director

Sharon Simmons is the director of Victory Kid’s Academy and she is our Nursery director. She holds an associate’s degree in early childhood education and a bachelor’s in political science. Sharon has dedicated her career to providing outstanding care for children for over 10 years.
As the director of Victory Kid’s Academy, Sharon has taken great pride in knowing that the Victory Kid’s Academy is one that strives for excellence in everything. The academy currently holds a 3 star rating, which is the highest rating within the daycare system. Her ambition is to help young children reach their highest potentials in their early years.