The Reverend Doctor Victor M. Davis Pastor Trinity Baptist Church Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Victor M. Davis has served as the Pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio since August 1997. Through his leadership as pastor, preacher, and teacher he leads the disciples of Trinity in proactive ministry that is committed to “Compelling the World to Salvation and Discipleship.”
Under the visionary leadership of Pastor Davis the church’s ministry is Christ centered and community focused through several ministries. This is evident through a several ministries and community partnerships that address the needs of those the church is called to serve in the community and around the world. The ministry of Trinity is a growing diverse ministry that is committed to the transformation and growth of Christians.
Dr. Davis earned the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity, Magna cum Laude from Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina. He did additional study at Southeastern Theological Baptist Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina. In 2006 he was conferred the Doctorate of Ministry Degree at the United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio. He has published articles and sermons. Prior to accepting the call to serve Trinity, he served as Pastor of the First Missionary Baptist Church, Smithfield, North Carolina.
He and his wife Tiqua are the parents of two children; son, Zion and daughter, Adeyah.
Dr. Davis’ leadership at Trinity has afforded him the opportunity to serve as a member of several organizations and boards in the faith and civic communities. Dr. Davis is the president of the E. E. Smith High School National Association of Alumni and Friends,a member of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers, Atlanta, Georgia and a life member of both the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Dr. Davis also serves as the coordinator of the Charles E. Booth Preaching Conference.
Lady Evangelist Tiqua Davis
Lady Tiqua is the wife of Rev. Victor M. Davis, Senior Pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio. They were united in marriage on March 9, 1996 at the Thomas J. Boyd Chapel on the campus of Shaw University. God has blessed their union with a daughter, Adeyah Shae Davis and a son Zion Gabriel Davis.
The “Trinity Rose”, Tiqua Davis is the daughter of Gwendolyn Howard and the late Cornelius Howard, Sr. and has four siblings. After graduating from West Springfield High School, Springfield, VA, she enrolled at Shaw University where she was active in campus life. She graduated in May 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Science. In May 2010, she earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Since coming to Trinity, Tiqua has assisted Pastor Davis in organizing the Youth Ministry, served as co-choreographer of the Anointed Dancers for Christ Liturgical dance ministry and has become active in several other areas of church life. She helped organize and serves as the leader of the Sister 2 Sister Women’s Ministry and also teaches the young adult Sunday school class.Since being given the opportunity to work on a human trafficking initiative through Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Missions, she has been afforded the opportunity to work with several organizations which advocate for victims of sexual exploitation including Shared Hope International, Home of Hope Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa (Teen Challenge) and Gracehaven, a local organization founded in 2008 to address the huge need for the rehabilitation of underage victims. After receiving and acknowledging God’s call, Lady Tiqua preached her initial sermon on Sunday, May 8, 2016 and was affirmed to the ministry of evangelism.
Jeremiah 29:11 and Psalm 46:10 are two of her favorite scriptures. Lady T truly believes that God has the life He designed specifically for her in His very capable hands. Her confidence is in knowing that God is able because He is God and has continued to demonstrate His faithfulness in her life over and over again.