Van C. Houser is the senior pastor of New Vision Christian Church (NVCC) in Helena, Alabama. With more than 29 years in the ministry, Pastor Houser’s objective is to share the good news of Jesus Christ with the world through the proclamation of the gospel; to equip the saints of God for the work of the ministry so that people everywhere will receive the good news of Jesus Christ, repent and be saved, experience the presence, peace, power and prosperity of God, promote unity of the believers, and express love for God and each other.
Pastor Houser is a native of Chicago, IL. He received a bachelor’s degree in Bible and pastoral counseling from Selma University and Biblical Counseling Certificate from Birmingham Theological Seminary. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Tennessee School of Religion in 2000. Pastor Houser is a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Pastor Houser’s lovely and dynamic wife is the former Kendralyn Crowder, a native of Louisville, MS.