Victory Church



Dr. Ed Herald

Lead Pastor

Dr. Ed Herald is Victory Church's founding Pastor. For 20 years, Victory Church has been lead by Pastor Ed and his wife, Beth Herald. It is Pastor Ed's desire to see every believer truly encounter the Lord Jesus and become a healthy, well-established believer. Pastor Ed has his Doctorate of Theology from Global Theological University.

Pastor Ed provides decades of wisdom and ministry experience as he oversees the Executive Pastors Team and provides vision for Victory as a growing church.


Jarrod Herald

Executive Pastor

Pastor Jarrod Herald serves as Victory Church's Executive Pastor. Pastor Jarrod has a passion to see people encounter the Living God and enjoy His presence in every area of their lives. Pastor Jarrod, his wife, Elizabeth and their 6 children are faithful members of Victory Church. With over 20 years of ministry experience and musical background, Pastor Jarrod oversees the development of ministries, leaders and teams in multiple ministries of Victory Church. He also has an Associates Degree of Theology from Global Theological University and a certificate of completion from WorshipU from Bethel Church's school of worship.

As Executive Pastor, Jarrod oversees all Victory pastors and the leadership teams who serve hands-on throughout the ministries of Victory Church. Pastor Jarrod and his wife, Elizabeth, and their 6 children are faithful members of Victory Church.

Beth Herald

Associate Pastor of Victorious Ladies Ministry

Pastor Beth Herald is the Victorious Ladies Pastor of Victory Church where she provides leadership, team development and mentoring to the women of Victory. Pastor Beth also brings decades of business experience. She worked for State Farm Insurance for 15 years before entering the real-estate field where she has worked an additional 15 years. She has a passion to see the lives of women equipped and empowered by the Word and presence of God.

Pastor Beth oversees the Victorious Ladies Ministry that includes an annual Women's Conference and multiple women's gatherings throughout the year. 

Richard Robinson

Associate Pastor of New Life

Pastor Richard Robinson is the Associate Pastor of New Life at Victory Church where he helps new believers grow in their faith and relationship with God. Pastor Richard provides years of ministry experience which includes previously serving as a local senior pastor in Bloomington-Normal. Pastor Richard and his wife, Tuey, are faithful members of Victory Church.

Elizabeth Herald

Associate Pastor of Care & Outreach

Pastor Elizabeth Herald is the Associate Pastor of Care & Outreach at Victory Church where she helps oversee outreach endeavors in the community, Victory's Food Pantry, and various care ministries.  Pastor Elizabeth and her husband, Jarrod, and their 6 children are faithful members of Victory Church.


Mark Schaley

Support & Safety Director

Mark directs the Teams that provide usher care, safety, parking attendants and altar workers.

Julie Stine

Treasurer & Office Manager

Julie Stine is Victory's Treasurer & Office Manager.


Pastor Olen Griffing

Apostolic Elder

Pastor Olen Griffing has been Victory Church's Apostolic Elder for over 20 years. Pastor Olen is Pastor Ed Herald's personal pastor and overseer. Pastor Olen Griffing is also one of the Apostolic Elders of Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas. Victory Church is also a part of the Gateway Church Network.

Pastor Kerry Kirkwood

Apostolic Elder

Pastor Kerry Kirkwood has been connected with Victory Church for over 20 years now. Pastor Kerry serves is the Senior Pastor of Trinity Fellowship Church in Tyler, Texas where he serves as the founding pastor. Pastor Kerry flows strongly in the prophetic for the edification of the body of Christ.

Learn more about Pastor Kerry.

Dr. Leon van Rooyen

Apostolic Elder

The ministry of Dr. van Rooyen has spanned over forty years and five continents. As an Apostolic Leader, he has served as a missionary, pastor, teacher, evangelist, church planter, and relief worker throughout the globe. Dr. Leon strives to promote a love for God, a loyalty to the Church, and a passion for souls. As Founding President of GMR, Dr. Leon exemplifies that one can have a global vision without losing sight of the individual.  Although reaching the masses is never far from his mind, specific and individual needs are undoubtedly close to his heart. As a result, much of his time is spent mentoring pastors, apostles, and developing leaders. In this case, he stands firm in his conviction that empowering these individuals through training is the greatest investment he can make. Every year, Dr. Leon travels to several nations to conduct leadership-training seminars in which he imparts powerful Biblical truths into thousands of eager spiritual leaders. Ultimately, he desires to foster maturity in these individuals and to see them reach their full potential by impacting their communities.