About the President

Dr. Renae Sellers is a dynamic and accomplished individual with a rich academic background and a deep commitment to serving and empowering others. 


  • Graduate of Liberty University, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary, and Practical Christianity Institute of Evangelism.
  • She holds an Associate of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Specialization in Christian Counseling.
  • Her academic journey includes a Masters in Biblical Christian Counseling, a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, and a Doctor of Theology.
  • Currently pursuing a Doctor of Christian Education (EdD).

Professional Roles and Affiliations:

  • Co-Founder and President of Victorious Living Bible Institute (VLBI), established in July 2017 alongside her husband, Pastor Samuel Sellers, and their church family.
  • Facilitator of Christian Counseling and  Christian Coaching Programs.
  • Founder of Victorious Women Empowerment International.
  • Founder of Always Sisters Mentoring for girls ages 8-18. 
  • Co-founder of Mercy Seat International, a global outreach ministry to Africa, providing education, healthcare, and resources to support the community in Kitali, Kenya.
  • Owner of Victorious Living Properties, LLC - Real Estate Investing. 
  • Ministering elder and worship leader at The Upper Room Outreach Ministries in Waycross, Georgia.
  • Board-Certified Pastoral Counselor and Board Certified Life Coach, credentialed by the International Board of Christian Care and the National Association of Christian Counselors.
  • Employed on a PRN basis with Unison Behavioral Health.
  • Leadership and Relationship Coach, SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts) Facilitator.
  • Member of Global Christian Schools Network, Presidential Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and Partner with the National Association of Christian Counselors.
  • Chaplain at Satilla Advocacy Rape Crisis and Child Advocacy Center.
  • Board member of The Upper Room Outreach Ministries, Satilla Advocacy Rape Crisis Center, and Woman at the Well Transition Center.

Community Awards and Recognitions:

  • Community Service Award, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Waycross Alumnae Chapter (2017)
  • Keynote Speaker, Waycross MLK Observance Celebration (2017)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Tami Regina Carter Foundation (2018)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service, The Macedonian Call - Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Waycross (2019)
  • Citizen Award, National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Delta Zeta Chapter (2021)
  • Exceptional Service Award, International Cathedral of Faith Fellowship, Inc. (2023)

Family Life:

  • Dr. Sellers is a wife, mother, and grandmother, actively involved in serving her family, church, and community.

Passion and Mission:

  • Driven by a passion for teaching, training, and empowering people to maximize their potential and live out their purpose.
  • Desires to help others live victoriously in all aspects of their lives.

Dr. Renae Sellers' extensive background, leadership roles, and commitment to community service reflect a dedication to education, counseling, and empowering individuals to lead fulfilling lives.