Pastor Edward "Ed" Taylor has committed his life to preaching and teaching the Word of God to individuals, communities and nations all over the world as God has directed him. Pastor Taylor has traveled around the world to countries such as Estonia, Thailand, France, and many others, preaching and teaching God's Word, strengthening Pastors and edifying the body of Christ.
While he was the Assistant Pastor of a church in Greenville, N.C., God spoke clearly to his heart and told him he was move to Greensboro, N.C. to pastor a church. In September 1987 he and his wife Janie made the move and began pastoring Faith and Victory Church with the God given vision of "Strengthening the family, training the believer, reaching the lost, developing ministers, establishing churches, supporting missionaries and taking the life of Jesus to all in need." For over 20 years they have been fulfilling this mission together with their three children, Jessica, Shannon and Nathan.
Pastor Taylor is a 1981 graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center and has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Theology from Life Christian University. He is currently the RMAI (Rhema Ministerial Association International) District Director for NC District 3 since 2006.
Married since 1981 and parents since 1986, the Taylors have based their relationship and parenting on principles found in the Word of God. They teach couples and parents alike how to use these principles in their relationships and parenting so they can learn how to have a fulfilling Christ-centered marriage and children who understand their destiny in Christ.
When Pastor Taylor is not behind a pulpit you can be sure he is spending time with his close knit family. He enjoys hiking, camping, whitewater rafting, relaxing at the beach, snorkeling with his kids and deep sea fishing with his son.
Pastor Janie Taylor is a woman of vision and excellence. Her heart for God’s people and her ability to motivate others has made her a pillar of this ministry. God has blessed Janie with insights about marriage and family life and how that can be applied practically to daily living.
Pastor Janie graduated in 1981 with a double major BA in Mathematics and Computer Science from East Carolina University. In 1998 she earned a Masters in Theology from Life Christian University. She has her Credentials with RMAI and works alongside her husband as he serves as District Director. She is director of the Children's Ministries and Supportive Ministries at Faith and Victory Church.
When Pastor Janie is not actively doing the work of the ministry you can be sure to find her with her family. Having a heart of hospitality, she loves cooking for her family and others. Some of her deepest enjoyment comes from sewing, crafting, hiking, reading and playing board games.
God has blessed Greensboro with this dynamic ministry team. They are established in the ministry and the things of God. Their family is strong and stable and their heart is for the people of the Triad. Their ministry style is exemplary as they teach and preach the Word and set the atmosphere for the supernatural working of the Spirit of God. Greensboro is remarkably blessed to have them as pastors.