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Dr. Victor Couzens

Dr. Victor Couzens
Dr. Victor Couzens
Inspirational Baptist Church

Bishop Victor S. Couzens has been the Senior Pastor of the Inspirational Baptist Church located in Cincinnati, OH since July 2000. He has been the recipient of the Ohio Humanitarian Award by the former Governor George Voinovich, a member of the Governor’s Task Force on welfare reform, and a community liaison concerning non- violence. Bishop Couzens has also served as a member of the Northern Kentucky University African American Advisory Board, Springfield Township Strategic Planning Committee, and National Heritage Advisory Board and has been featured guest on B.E.T and The Word Network’s Rejoice in the Word. In 2007, Bishop Couzens was named “Bishop of the Year” by his colleagues and local religious leaders.

He attended the historic American Baptist College and received his BS in Biblical Studies degree with a concentration in Leadership and Ministry from the Cincinnati Christian University. He holds a Masters of Art Degree in ministry from the Indiana Wesleyan University and a DMin from United Theological Seminary. The church has grown from a 300 active membership to more than 5000 in the last ten years.  In 2007, Inspirational Baptist Church purchased a 14-acre water park in Forest Park, OH formally known as Surf Cincinnati.  On Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009 the church moved into their 12 Million dollar new multi- phase facility which includes a 1600 seat worship center, youth ministry facility with a gymnasium, skating rink, volleyball capabilities, a children’s ministry facility, a sports-plex, miniature golf course, race car track, cafe, production studio and daycare. The building is affectionately known as “The City of Destiny”.

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