Pastor Shandi B. Starks
Pastor Shandi Barksdale. Starks, believes that God has a plan designed specifically for you and that He cares about everything that you do. It is with this understanding that she governs herself in both secular and religious settings. Thereby, she employs, with calculated personal application, the essence of the Biblical truth found in Matthew 6:33 "Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you." Together with her husband, Adrian Starks who is the Senior Pastor of World Victory International Christian Center. She was led from her youth as she and her family were following Christ in the Episcopal tradition. As the Lord has increased her personally, in ministry and in business, she continues to be a disciple and to disciple others. Her heart's desire is to see people walk in ultimate freedom and victory over the limiting forces of life.
She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from the School of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University and she blesses not only World Victory International Christian Center, but the body of Christ with her talent in the business arena. She is the proud mother of five beautiful daughters Kristen Simone, Sydney Nicole, Carmen Danielle, Courtney Noelle, and Victoria Janae. “Many daughters have done well, but you excel them all." Pastor Shandi epitomizes the virtuous woman in present day. She is a worshiper to the core, who must have the presence of God. She desires to share the joy and safety of His presence with whom she meets.