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Ministry Type: Church
Joined FMIN: October 2000
Biography: In October 1984, the Neilsens felt the Lord leading them to start a ministry different from the traditional denominational churches in one of the oldest suburbs of Primrose in South Africa. They started regular services at Victory Church in a scout hall with thirteen people. Today this church celebrates in live, charismatic worship style with 420 regular people in attendance. They also have thriving home groups, a youth group and strong evangelism.
Today there over one hundred churches in eight nations with a total membership of over twenty thousand people on the continent of Africa. Also, In 1996, John started Victory Bible College which now runs a four-year program to equip people for full-time ministry, is accredited and offers a degree in conjunction with Unisa (one of South Africa's highest universities).
Strengths: John functions comfortably in the office of a prophet with signs, wonders and healings as he ministers.
Birthday: John - August 2
Family: John has a daughter, Kerry Ann.