Jim and Becky McCann
Dr. Jim McCann and his wife Becky, founded Victory Christian Fellowship in 1985. Victory Christian fellowship is a growing and thriving church with a heart for the city, region, and the world.
Dr. McCann and his wife were raised in the Birmingham /Adamsville area.
In 1979 after much prayer and seeking the Lord, Pastor Jim received direction for his life and ministry. The Lord challenged him to raise up a church that had the love and closeness of a family, the teaching of the uncompromised Word of God, while allowing the Holy Spirit to manifest his power. The Lord said, “Do this and you will have an explosive force for God.”
In 1980, Pastor Jim, his wife Becky and their three children, left for Kenneth E. Hagin's Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Upon graduation in 1983, he returned home and served as intern pastor for a local church in Birmingham. After two years the Lord said, “It is time” and VCF was founded.
Dr. McCann is also a graduate of Life Christian University and holds a doctorate of Philosophy degree in theology and a doctorate of Christian theology from International Ministers Institute (IMI) He teaches Bible classes at the church campus extension in Adamsville.
Dr. McCann and Becky’s children are now married and they have seven beautiful grandchildren and one on the way, Rebekah, Isabellah , Sadie , Mattie , Walker, Katie Brooke and James V.
Dr. McCann is a 4th degree black belt in Yoshukai karate and a 4th degree black belt in Shorite Ryu Tai Jitsu. He is also a member of the International Christian Karate Association and also sits on the board.
Dr. McCann is known for his love for the flock. He is called to minister at churches on a regular basis, to stir up the churches for revival and commitment for the cause of Christ. He has also ministered abroad. His heart is for the family and his mission in life is to “Change Families that Change the World”., Teaching to make strong, Preaching to empower and Healing to bring hope.