Allen Bates is the senior pastor and founder of Victory. Pastor Allen is a gifted teacher and speaker who teaches us how to apply Biblical principles to our everyday lives. Victory is blessed to have a God-called Pastor that is full of integrity and the knowledge of God’s Word. He is a man of prayer that refuses to shy away from preaching the truths of God’s Word.
Pastor Allen and his lovely wife, Velda, have three adult children, four grandsons, and two granddaughters. Pastor Allen enjoys boating, skeet-shooting and spending time with his grandkids.