Brian & Bren Gibbs

Lead Pastors

Founders of VICTORY: A Church Of His Presence and Light The Fire Ministries. Their ministry is marked with the diversity of igniting revival, pastoring, church planting, building leaders and reforming America. Many know Brian as a national and international revivalist. Those who know him personally know his greatest passions in life are his relationships with his Lord, his wife Bren, and their two children. For more than 25 years, God has used the Gibbs to empower and mobilize the Body of Christ throughout the USA, Israel, Canada, Italy, Sweden, Pakistan, India and Central America. Their ministry is one marked with revival, uncommon favor, wonders and the fire of God. Brian and Bren reside with their two adult children and little Shih Tzu in Sarasota, Florida.

Mark & Kathy Godlewski

Church Elders

Mark and Kathy moved to Florida from Utica, New York after retiring in 2012.  They have two sons, nine grandchildren and a great grandson.  They serve at Victory to assist in the maturing of the Body of Christ.  They have a heart for intercession and a burning desire to see the Kingdom of God established in Sarasota, the State of Florida and our nation, and to usher in the Third Great Awakening in America. They also lead a House Fire in Port Charlotte focusing on the Essentials of Healing as well as prayer and intercession.

Kodi & Sandra Sells

Worship Leaders

Kodi & Sandra have been with Victory since the beginning, and love to cultivate an atmosphere of prophetic worship. They have burning hearts for revival in our nation and do ministry all throughout the southeast Florida region. Kodi has had a background in music from a young age and holds a degree from Berklee College of Music. Sandra, born in the U.K. was raised in the church and started leading worship in her youth group. Since they got married in 2012, they have been serving in ministry together with hearts of worship in beautiful surrender before the Lord. They live in Bradenton, Florida with their two lovely children.

Josiah Gibbs

Media Director

Leader of the Media team, Josiah uses his gifts and talents for the glory of the Father. He has a passion for Filmmaking and Photography as well as a calling to Missions. He joined YWAM in Queenstown New Zealand at the beginning of 2020 and was there for the first part of the year. After coming back to Florida, he was led to come on staff at Victory where he now serves as Media Director. He has a deep heart for people and a drive to see the Great Commission fulfilled for the coming of Christ. His current Mission Field is Florida, but wherever the Lord takes him next, it's all for His glory.

Victoria Gibbs


Victoria has been a part of Victory since the beginning serving along side her parents, Pastors Brian and Bren Gibbs. She is a graduate from Voice Ministry School, and joined staff in June of 2020 as the key administrator. Her heart is to support, steward and serve Victory in the call of God on this house. She carries a heart for the global bride of Christ and seeing them come to full maturity in the end times, especially Victory Church.