Pastor Melvin Jones is the Senior pastor of Victory in Christ Christian Church, an innovative and progressive church located in Memphis, TN. Pastor Jones and his wife, Evangelist Linda Jones, have served as senior pastor and co-pastor since founding the ministry in 2003. This spirit filled nondenominational church is designed to seek and save the lost and transform lives to empower believers to walk in victory. Their mission is to continue serving God by teaching and preaching the gospel and to impact and change lives for the kingdom of God.
Pastor Jones has over twenty years of dedicated and sacrificial ministerial service. He has served fourteen of those years in the capacity of pastor. He is anointed to teach and preach the word with simplicity. Pastor Jones describes his method as the “real deal Holyfield teaching”. With a special call as a mentor to ministers, he advises and teaches ministers and pastors as they move to higher levels in God. Pastor Jones is a real visionary with a desire to reach the unsaved and un-churched for the kingdom of God.
Pastor Melvin Jones is a former radio and record executive who was instrumental in the lives of many of today’s top radio and entertainment personalities. He attended Tennessee State University and has earned degrees from the Career Academy School of Broadcasting and Jacksonville Theological Seminary. His Christian service includes preaching, teaching, and facilitating effective ministry in the areas of Christian Education for laymen, ministers and pastors.

His foundational scripture is 1 Corinthians 15:57: ”But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Pastor Evangelist Linda Jones is the Co Pastor of Victory In Christ Christian Church. Certified as a Professional School Counselor, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Management from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, a Masters of Education from Freed-Hardeman University, and a Masters of Divinity from Memphis Theological Seminary.
Pastor Evangelist Linda Jones is a preacher, teacher, revivalist, prophetess and life coach. Her realistic and practical style of delivery allows her to minister to the body of Christ with power and conviction.
In 2003, God used Pastors Melvin & Linda as the catalyst to birth Victory in Christ Christian Church. This spirit filled nondenominational church is designed to seek and save the lost and transform lives for the Kingdom of God through preaching and teaching the Word.  Their mission is to continue to serve God by gathering the lost, serving the least, and empowering the body of Christ through life changing ministry.
Pastor Melvin & Evangelist Linda Jones have two daughters, Tracey and Tammy, and three grandchildren, Marvin, Justin, and Jordan.