What People Like Most About


Victory In Christ Christian Center
(Taken from our Church wide on-line survey)
*Note-no one knew or could see other responses while responding

 

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It's integrity and the leadership of our Pastors.
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The effectiveness of how the Word of God is ministered.
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Being taught the word.
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The Pastors applicable teaching methods create an ease in hearing the word. A sense of humor interspersed with strong testimonies, bring down spiritual barriers, and emphasizes God's mercy and grace. Their chemistry in family and pastorship, by consistent comfort, integrity, and truth, grants noticeable favor (from God) to the church.
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The teaching of the Word of God.
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THE CHURCH MAKES YOU FEEL WELCOME, THE MESSAGE GETS BETTER AND BETTER EVERY SUNDAY, THE PASTORS AND ELDERS ARE VERY SUPPORTIVE THEY ARE ALWAYS THERE FOR YOU WHEN YOU NEED THEM MOST.
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It feels like family.
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love time, the word and the availability of services
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The spoken Word.
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The word which comes forth is powerful and empowering. The pastors truly hear from God and want to see that the mission statement will come to past in everyone's life at Victory.
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The fact that I know I'm going to get a solid word everytime.Also just to be apart of a church family, and having been able to build relationships with people that care.
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The way that Pastor John Preaches and make the word understandable and easy to relate to as far as what's in the bible.
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I LIKE THE INSPIRATION AND STRENGTH THAT GOD HAS GIVEN THE PASTOR TO TEACH HIS MEMBERSHIP , HOW TO LIVE FOR CHRIST JESUS
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everything
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EVERYTHING!!!!
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I love the compassion and love from the Pastors that is also translated through the leadership. I like the different activities that are available.
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I enjoy the sermons and Pastor John's wit. I enjoy the fact that Victory is a "teaching" church and we get a lot of Word. In addition, the Word is applicable. I also enjoy Praise and Worship and how it takes my worship to another level.
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the applicable word that is taught...
            strong male presence
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Thorough teaching of the pastors.
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THe people are very friendly and caring. THe sermons are always excellent, and the word is clearly given.
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That it is a bible teaching church.
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The Word.
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The delivery of Pastor Johns messages, and the Love that Pastor Isha exudes to all who come there.
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The word and the ability to take classes.
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I like hearing the breakdown of the Word and the clarity of scripture applications.
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The teaching, praise and worship, and I like the overrall care and concern from the ministry.
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Doctrinal beliefs and the messages.
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The accountability when you get connected in.
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I love the atmosphere. Feels like home. I also truly love the fact that Pastor Edmonson TEACHES more so than preaches the word. I go home with a COMPLETE understanding of the word and the expectations I should have on my life and my family's life and well being.
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The worship service, the pastor's sermon, the friendliness family like greetings, hugs, kisses I receive from everyone.
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I like the spiritrul food the pastors feeds me not only victory is teaching me the bible,teaching alot about myself and my spiritual gift god gave me and I know victoy is where god wants me. Also I like victory is a growing church.
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Feeling welcome and knowing various people. I feel connected with others. The sermons are good and are always on point.
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frendly and family concept
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The staff and wide varity of programs offer to build and develop individuals.
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I love the message, the people and the music. I want to become involve with other areas in the church. It is a beautiful place to worship.
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The Word
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The word, the fellowship, the networking, and the ability to be involved.
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The People, The learning and teaching.
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The sermons and plays.
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the me
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I like that Victory is not religious & most of the leaders are not judgmental. I like that victory has a strong word base, and seeks to empower people without enabling them.
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Pastors & to Grow
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I enjoy the way God works through Pastor John to deliver the word.
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IT IS A BIBLE TEACHING CHURCH
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Pastor John is open and honest. He does not present himself to be on a higher level. His teaching is clear and easy to apply to my life. Everyone is friendly and appear to have the same goals.
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Knowing that I'm going to get the word that I need
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The atmosphere, praise and worship and the teaching.
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The word is applicable to me and to my four children (ages 10-19) we can discuss the message and help eachother to live the message through the week.
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The teachings and the love!!
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The word is great I'm pleased to not be just told what I should be
 
doing but how to get it done
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the message ( word )
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The warm feeling that is experienced when you enter and leave the church. Friendliness of everyone that approaches you.
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The word!
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The service times. I usually attend the 9:00 service. It works well for me & my family. I also enjoy the teaching from the Pastor. He's very down to earth & the messages are on time w/everything that's going on & he's understandable w/his messages.
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everybody makes you feel at home. pastor isha and pastor john are down to earth people they never look down on anyone
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I really enjoy the teaching and the loving attitude of most of the members.
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THE PASTORS....!!!!!!!!!!!! THEIR AWESOME.!!!!!!!!
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Pastors Johns sermons!!! I can't help but come back & learn more about gods word!
60.
I enjoy Pastor John sermon..
61.
The thing I like the best is hearing the Word of God taught in a way that I can use it in my life. I love the fact that the pastors are "real." They are transparent which helps the congregation to focus on Jesus and not them. I appreciate the people in charge. They are friendly and nonjudgemental.The love of God is evident at Victory.
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The way that the word is being taught...
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The transparency of the pastors and the loving atmosphere
64.
Victory is not like the traditional churches. The pastor preaches , I understand , I can leave with the message in my heart and with a DVD .
65.
The word, accountability to each other, and able to move up and progress.
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the educational value of the ministry and the realness of the pastor and the caring ministers and elders
67.
The sermons and the cry room.
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THE PASTORS, ELDERS, AND THE SERVING MEMBERS. THEY ALL WORK ON THEIR FAITH, OBEDIENCE, AND LOVE WALK TO AT LEAST TRY TO BETTER THEMSELVES AT ALL TIMES.
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what i like best about victory is that they respect the fact that we have other things to do in our lives and they are very efficient in the handling of time and get the most out of the time they allot for the services.
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The Word of God that is being preach & the Love of God that is in our Church.
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that everyone is so nice and kind there i really like the way everyone greets you when you walk in
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teaching the word.
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ThAT I'm spiritually fulfilled and I LEARN THE WORD
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The Word comes forth EVERY WEEK, it applies me and my life, and it's so easy to grasp and understand. I also love the praise and worship ministry, they do an awesome job at ushering you in, before you recieve the word! Also the greeters are sooo loving and friendly!
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The people, the closness and the feeling u get when you walk out of church...
76.
I enjoy the Word as it has drastically changed my life in such a positive way. I think Pastor's do a phenomenal job of anticipating the needs of the body and then providing opportunities to equip us with the necessary knowledge (i.e. financial peace etc). The love of God is very present and I have always felt welcomed. This is a very short synapsis
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The preached Word
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You feel the love of God and the Pastors are real people, who can relate to the issues that people have and help them overcome the issues through the word of God
79.
I love the pastors sermons, I learn more than I ever did.Befoe attending here I attended other churches to keep my parents off my back. Here I attend for myself and my family.
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Scripture based messages make sense & are applicable to my everyday life. Lots of opportunities to be of service.
81.
the messages thats given and the pastor teaches is amazing. I'm in the process of relocating to stone mountain, ga and i truly pray that pastor gets an outreach or ministry in gan
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LIVELY & RICH PRAISE & WORSHIP
            GREAT PREACHING
            FRIENDLY PEOPLE
            APPEARED VERY ORGANIZED
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What I like about Victory is the teaching from the minister, it challenges you to want to go home and read the word more.
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THE FAMILY VALUES THAT ARE TAUGHT
            MY PERSONAL GROWTH IN THE LORD
            MY PERSONAL GROWTH WITH OTHERS
            WE HAVE MADE LONG TME FRIENDS
85.
How the pastors are very personable.
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That we have transparent pastors who make it better to receive the word from them...
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The Word!!!!
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The word is very powerful and made clear by the pasters. The love which is felt in the church is real.
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The word of God that is preached, and how I'm taught to apply it to my everyday life.
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The feeling of being welcomed. There is so much love within Victory.
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I like Pastors John and Isha Edmonson. I really believe that they have a strong calling on God on their lives. I love the word that comes from Victory. Since attending, I've experience something different about myself and I'm making more of an effort to seek God.
92.
There is nothing about Victory that I don't like. the Pastors are magnificent, and the word that they deliver from GOD is excellent. When ever I am there I always feel that they are talking to me. They always hit on my life. Whatever is going on they seem to know it. And I want to say Thank you
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the pastor's teachings
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love, accepting, not spiritually deep, not a bunch of hypocrites, doesn't eat snakes, but friendly, real, principles are practical and very applicable to an average individual
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The Greeters, Church cleanliness, Prayer, Sisters group. The Love & Honor of pastors John & Isha Edmondson for each other & for the Church. I treasure the Friendship, their Greetings with Smiles, Hugges. Their strong Love of God's Word & Expression of Love & discipline the Offsprings of Christ Jesus of VICCC enters the Worship Center & sharing.
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I like the fact that the Pastors are transparent and that they exemplify what they teach. And they are so adement that the staff and leaders walk in love consistently.
96.
The realness of the people at VICCC and that we truly get fed good word!
97.
The pastors and leaders have strong character, a high level of integrity and fun personalities. The church operates in an organized way. The pastor's teachings are impactful and relate to real life issues. I love the plays and skits, and praise and worship. The people of Victory are warm, welcoming and friendly.
98.
the way the sermons are taught and that the pastor relates the sermons to what we deal with on a daily basis. very down-to-earth.
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We have excellent teachers/pastors, they walk in integrity
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Leadership who truly walk in their prupose and always willing to help in any way available.
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A teaching church with applicable word, loving church, very active church.
102.
The message during the service.
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The energy. This is something you can feel from the door. The members are genuine. I have been to other churches and I have had the feeling that I shouldn't be there from the members stares of knowing that I was an outsider. There are churches that have to many clicks and to me that is very childish in the house of God. All should be welcomed.
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I love all of the opportunities to serve, fellowship and network with other believers. I love the teaching from all who have taught, also!
105.
The teaching and praise and worship. The praise and worship is always good and makes me even more excited to hear the word. The teaching is amazing I have learned so many things and applied them to my life. This is the first time in my life that I was excited to be in church.
106.
The variety of actively serving woman ministers. It is refreshing to see the woman of God at the lecturn each week! Multiple services, the contemporary Communion setup, flexible dress code, accessibility to same-day & prior recorded lessons & lessons organized by series for continuity. Let's not forget about being non-denominational which is great!
107.
I'm very comfortable in the friendly atmosphere. The lessons are explained in a way that people can understand which keeps drawing me back. Learning in this way helps me pass it on to others more effectively.
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Victory is a place where my family and I are growing spiritually, personally and as a family. The teaching is applicable to my life. There are many activities available for my family. I feel no one is left out anyone is welcome and as a single parent this is very important to me
109.
Hands down I enjoy the teaching of Gods word and the enrichment it brings to my life.
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Heavy teaching focus and appropriate children's ministry for most children. Pastor and leadership team are knowledgable, approachable, and seem to genuinely care about congregation, including visitors.
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the pastors and their positive living sermons
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I love the passion that Victory has to impact peoples lives. The vision to equip, empower, and disciple people. Teaching the Word of God right, and not with a bunch of emotionalism. I believe I am a better assest to the world now.
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I LOVE THE TEACHING AND PREACHING OF THE PASTORS AND OTHERS WHO SERVE IN MINISTRY..
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Strong Word of God that is practical and easy to apply daily. Sticks with you and brings about the desire to stay in the word more.
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The applicable life changing word. The bonds that I made with others. The growth that I have experienced. The sense of connection to others and our pastors. The love and concern that is shown.
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The practical teaching along with application.
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The practical word that is ministered.
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THE LOVE IS SO REAL AND PURE!
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The word that comes forth each week. The preparation of the pastors and their integrity. Their genuine love for their flock and their devotion to the ministry. I also love the investment they make in the youth even in our limited space. Prayerfully they will become more involved once we move to another facility.
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This is where God told me to atend for the present time, and the Pastor's are in on eaccord with that.
121.
I enjoy the taught Word of God. I am a member of Abundant Life Family Worship Church in New Brunswick and would like to find a church closer to home. I've been coming for some time now.
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its real, revelant and for now. the taeching is so easy to apply to ones' life.
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The Word. I love to be taught not yelled at on sundays. I'm interested in relationship and Lordship not religion.
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The people are warm and friendly and it feels like family. I just love.
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The people. The applicability of the sermons to my life and hearing the testimonies of the pastors to the word being taught.
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the people
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The teaching of the word of faith.
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How the WORD is taught and so applicable and Pastor John makes it fun. The Love that is there and how our church family is so giving of their resources.
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the Word
            Pastors are transparent and integral
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The teaching of Pastors. And I way I felt the first time I walked in. I still feel that way when I come.
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its like a family
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The teaching is phenomenal! Were this not my current set place, the Word alone would be enough to encourage me to be a part of this ministry.
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When you walk through the door you truly feel the spirit of God. The members are also wonderful individuals.
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I enjoy the teachings, the fellow members, and the way you feel the love from the moment you walk in the door.
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The word
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Sermon series and the genuiness of our Pastors.
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I love the word at Victory. MOST people make you feel at home and are very friendly.
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The sermons have charged me to make dramatic improvements to my lifestyle and plan for a successful future.
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I am growing. The sermons teach you how to live a God pleasing life. The church is not religous. I can be myself. I am learning to make God not only my Savior but Lord of my life. I never understood that before. It is becoming much clearer the more I attend the services.
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What I like best about Victory besides the word is the abundance of resources and opportunities available to grow spiritually, personally and in ministry.
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I feel loved at Victory.
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The love I feel when I enter into the church and the teachings from the Pastors.
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the transparency, sense of family, and etc.
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Family atmosphere. People really care.
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The Word being appropriate to my life
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The teaching
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Of course I love the powerful teaching and the worship.
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The Word!!!! It is very applicable. It is useless to pray for a teachable spirit when there is no teaching. I can apply this word and have seen termendous change in my life. The Word is so good at Victory. I am very proud to invite a guest to Victory because I know they will be feed well!
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The awesome word and loving environment
149.
laid back atmosphere, pastors connection during sermons
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the preaching and pastor. He has a great way of making the lessons applicable and I love his straightforward, blunt, humble style. I like the fact that you are allowed to be human, you don't have to be perfect. The people here are loving and laid back. They expect you to walk like christ but they also know you will stumble too. get up, brush off
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1) Sermons that teach the Word
            2) Loving Pastors and Elders
            3) Praise and Worship
            4) Children's Ministry (Children's Church)
            5) Friendly people
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I like how the pastors are real and don't put themselves on a pedastal. I enjoy the way everyone feels like family.
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The diversity of the Church membership and its leadership.
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the word -- praise worship--- you feel like a family--the pastors love they have for there members--minstry
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The teachings and the realness. The caring and sincerity of staff and other church members. There is always something I get; a teaching, a smile, a kind word or a hug, that I get that I can always take home with me and use to make someone else feel that connection of God's love.
156.
The way the Pastor's and Elder's deliver the word.
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The integrity that I see in the Pastors.
158.
I love hearing the word every sunday. I like having a pastor who I can relate to and who keeps it real. Everytime I come to church I feel there is always a message for me.
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Pastor John is real. I really like that he isn't afraid to tell us the truth. I believe that he and pastor Isha CARE about US and WANT us to grow! I like that I don't feel pressured to give.
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The true rhema word that is taught. I love the integrity of the ministry that resonants from beginning to end. I love the relationships that are developed.
161.
I like the atmosphere of Victory it empowers me.
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THE WORD
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The plain and applicable word of God preached by Pastor John. The love our pastors have for their congregation and the INTEGRITY of our pastors.
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The loving caring people. The integrity of the leadership, from Pastors' to on down. The word. The applicable teaching. The creativity, the exposure to things, the encouragement I get, the energy, the positive reinforcement, the accountability, did I say the people? Coz my church family are the best in all the world. Sorry, but it's true.
165.
1. The unadulterated preached Word of God
            2. The intergrity of the Pastors
            3. The availability to meet with the Pastors if necessary
            4. The transparency of the Pastors.
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When you are greeted at the front door. And Pastor John and Isha are just wonderful.
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family
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The delivery of the word, and the Arts ministry (dance & dramatic presentations)
169.
I enjoy the sermon that pastor preach, I love that I can express my worship freely and not have to worry about anyone else. I love that I am able to talk to my pastors whenever I need to
170.
The atmosphere and the services
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The word that is taught and that everyone in my family is growing in God due to the various ministries that meet our needs.
172.
Seeing victorious belivers, people actually working to improve themselves inside and outside of the church building. Instead of people who only talk about doing something inside of the church building and go home to a defeated life.
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I love the warmth I feel when I come into the building. I honestly feel like Victory has been more of a family to me then my own. I also love the teaching. I've sat under a lot of teachers and none of them could keep my attention like the teaching I get from Victory.
174.
Pastor Edmonson's excellent exposition and
            skillfull presentation of the Scriptures.
175.
I like the transparency and the genuine feel of love I receive not only from the pastors but also the elders, ministers and leaders.
176.
Although my first time visiting, I liked the warm response from the people and the pastor's message.
177.
The teaching of the bible. It is applicable to everyday life.
178.
I like the teaching and the classes that are offered...i.e. PLACE.
179.
I feel comfortable here, the Word is great, the people are friendly and welcoming, it feels like "home" and I know my family and I can grow in this church.
180.
The the personal faith of the Pastors to go beyond the average.
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That the leaders as well as the Pastors are very much down to earth. Pastor John and Isha are real and transparent. The Elders and Ministers are there for you all the time.
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I enjoy the sermons.
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I like that Pastor John TEACHES the word. He makes the word tangible and applicable to everday life. I like the fact that we/Victory are not caught up in traditional ways. Some churches are and the result of it keeps the people in bondage.
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I love the messages that Paster John delivers. They are so powerful and I always walk away feeling that I've learned something and that it's the truth. He's a great teacher.
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First of all, I like the way the word of God is taught, plain and simple. I understood the word more without complications. And the way pastor John delivers it, especially when he gives visual examples. Secondly, the compassion/love of the church members that makes me feel welcomed or part of the family.
186.
The way in which the Word is being taught and exponding on.Our
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I like the word and the people of victory.
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I love my church family and the relationship I have with the members.I also love the applicable word that we receive.
189.
The applicable word.
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The messages, the opportunity to serve and the encourage I receive from the staff and the Pastors.
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The word and how it presented
            The Love that shown to all
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I like the teachings. I say good job and continue to let God use you. Thank you pastors!
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The purpose and vision.
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I like the teachings and fellowship that goes on. Everyone is equal and given a chance to explore thier gifts and talents, even if you mess up. The Elders and the Ministers are always willing to help you get thru your situation by encouraging you to remember the Word. The Pastors are transparent and so full of love. I'm challenged to be a better me
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the pople the pastors