Believing that education is a life-long process in ministry, Rev. Paul has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Tuskegee University, Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from Oklahoma Baptist University, and a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also certified as a Biblical Counselor at Southwestern Seminary.
Rev. Paul is the third vice-president of the Oklahoma Baptist State Convention, moderator of the Creek District Baptist Association, executive board member and leadership team coordinator of the Washington Osage Baptist Association. Rev. Paul has served as a Minister of Adults, Church Planter, Minister of Education and an Educational Consultant for the Baptist General Conventions of Texas and Oklahoma. Rev. Paul is currently serving as Pastor of Greater First Baptist Church in Bartlesville, OK.
Rev. Paul has been married to Cynthia “Renee” for 37 years. After his salvation in Jesus Christ, he views Renee, as God’s greatest gift to him. They are the proud parents of three adult children, Marcus, Victor Jr., and Joy Marie, and the grandfather of six. “My greatest ministry and calling is to be a godly husband, father, and grandfather,” says Rev. Paul.