Meet Our Senior Pastor

SWIM is a City transforming Church; we exist as a church to celebrate Gods presence, to Communicate God’s Word, to Educate God’s People and demonstrate his love.


Rev. Victor Atenaga

Astute speaker, leadership coach, Marriage Counsellor, voice therapist and trainer International Worship Leader

Victor Atenaga is the senior pastor of Simply Worship International Ministry (SWIM) Benin City with the mandate of Raising an Army of Worshipers who will conquer their world and in turn raise others to do the same.

SWIM started under the leadership of himself and his wife Vivian Atenaga on the 8th of April 2012 and has grown to a multi location church and still growing.

He is an astute speaker, leadership coach, marriage counsellor, voice therapist, trainer and international worship leader and has inspired people in conferences and churches in deferent parts of the world on city transformation strategies.

Served as a Music Minister for over two decades, church planter and pastor for several years, Victor Atenaga is an author of several titles including Understanding the Priesthood of the Psalmist, Fear not, You are not Cursed, Answers on How best to use your voice, Worship and the Miraculous, The Miraculous Acts of Praise and more.

Victor is joyfully married to Vivian, a trained Administrator and, the co-senior pastor of SWIM and they are both blessed with four daughters (Drucilla-Zelig, Rovwe, Manuel, Chana); they make their home in Benin City, Nigeria– West Africa.