Victor Lee Pastor of Care & Counseling
Victor Lee is a Biblical counselor with a passion for affecting life change through the Word of God and the comfort and counsel of the Holy Spirit.
Victor rejoined the Concord staff in August 2015, having served from 2001-2011 as Minister of Single Adults, then Minister of Young Adults & Families. Between stints at Concord, he served as Biblical Counseling Director of Wears Valley Ranch, followed by simultaneously serving as pastor of Churchwell Ave. Baptist Church, a Biblical counselor and a freelance journalist. He leads a team of counselors and the care support ministries of Concord with the goal of promptly and effectively providing a plan of help for any need.
Victor and his wife, Judy, have helped raise 27 children, thus living in a virtual "parent lab." They have five children ages 17 to 34 and six grandchildren. Victor has written more than 400 articles on a wide variety of subjects for various Christian magazines and web sites. He is also co-author of the best-selling book 'Family to Family - Leaving a Lasting Legacy.' During his 15-year run as columnist for Sports Spectrum magazine, his column was voted the second-best evangelical column in the U.S.
His professional career began as a sports journalist before transitioning to ministry in his mid-30s. He holds a communications (journalism) from the University of Tennessee and a Masters of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming to Concord in 2001, Victor served the North American Mission Board evangelism staff, writing many evangelism tools and manuals and equipping churches and outreach organizations.
Victor’s areas of emphasis are parenting issues (including single parents), middle-school and high school teen issues, family conflict, marriage, unique family structures including foster care and adoption, depression and men’s issues. His counseling philosophy aligns with those of the Association of Certified Biblical Counseling (www.biblicalcounseling.com) and CCEF (www.ccef.org) as well as authors such as Elyse Fitzpatrick, David Powlison, Paul and Tedd Tripp, Ed Welch and Neil T. Anderson.