Pastor Joey Byrd was raised in a Christian home and trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour at the age of five. He has lived in the Elmore/Autauga area for over 40 years and has been a member of Victory Baptist Church during that time.
Pastor Byrd is a graduate of Victory Baptist School and holds a mechanical engineering degree from Auburn University, as well as a Bible degree from Open Bible College.
Pastor Byrd worked for Steris in Montgomery, AL., as a research and development manager before he became the Assistant/Youth Pastor at Victory in 2000. When Senior Pastor, Steve Sanders, stepped down to Pastor Emeritus status in 2015, the church called Bro. Joey as their new Senior Pastor.
Pastor Joey has been married to Julie (Coleman) Byrd for 23 years and they have two sons, Will and Nathan.