Pastors Pat and Lynn Murphy
pastor Christ Victory Church, Manns Choice, PA, founded ''The Barnabas Project,'' are both accomplished teachers and Pastor Pat is a published author.  In their rich history, they have pioneered three churches and taken on the pastorate of two existing churches, including Christ Victory Church.

Pastor Pat is a veteran of the US Navy, discharged with honor in 1986.

Pastor Pat formally entered pastoral ministry in 1983 as a member of the staff of Believers Fellowship Center in Scotia, NY.

Pastor Pat has been teaching in one aspect or another most of his adult life.  Teaching in both secular and Christian settings, he is very familiar with all aspects of teaching and education administration.  He has taught at the elementary, secondary, undergraduate and graduate levels as well as teaching in a trade school setting.  He has been certified to teach in both PA and NY.

Pastor Pat is a member in good standing of the Armada Network and the Worship Center Global Network.

Pastor Pat is the Senior Pastor at Christ Victory Church, a Word of Faith Church located in Western Pennsylvania.

Pastor Pat has been married to his lovely wife, Lynn since 1975.  They have five children and 15 grandchildren.