Reverend Andrew D. Singleton, Jr., C.P.A., M.Div.
Senior Pastor Andrew D. Singleton, Jr. is a devoted servant of God and family man who loves and ministers to the people of God. Reverend Singleton was baptized in Jesus’ name and filled with the Holy Spirit in 1978 at the age of 27, at the Apostolic Church of God (ACOG) in Chicago, where Bishop Arthur M. Brazier was the Pastor and now his son, Dr. Byron Brazier is the pastor. He received his call to the Ministry in 1979, and has been preaching since 1980.
Reverend Singleton served in various capacities at ACOG. He was an Assistant Pastor, Director of the Ministerial Alliance, the Director of the Prison Ministry, a Marriage Counselor, and President and Founder of the ACOG Bowling League. He also worked for ten years in the Prayer Room and acted as a financial advisor to Bishop Brazier and other pastors.
Reverend Singleton is the founding Pastor of Victory Apostolic Church, which started in 1996 with twelve members. God has tremendously blessed Victory to grow to over 3,000 members and to relocate from Chicago Heights to Matteson in a recently completed $20 Million dollar worship facility with 2,500 seats.
Reverend Singleton was a District Elder in the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (P.A.W.). He was also the head of the Pastor’s Alliance in Illinois and chaired the Annual Leadership Conference for the state. Victory left the P.A.W. in 2007 and formed the Victory Association to train church leaders across all Christian denominations.
Reverend Singleton holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, he is also a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He also took classes for five years at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and in 2002 received his Masters of Divinity Degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.
Most of all, Reverend Singleton cherishes his wife of over 35 years, Brenda, who has a Masters Degree in Health Administration, and their three adult children Takara, Karena, and Andrew III, all of whom are saved, serve in the church and have completed their college degrees. They have also been blessed with wonderful grandchildren.