The church says it needs the money to build new centres around the world and help people in need. It vigorously objects to accusations that the funds flow into the pockets of the elders, and deny reports that its president, Sonny Arguinzoni, enjoys a millionaire lifestyle in the United States. In the Netherlands at least, the Victory Outreach leadership seem far from extravagant. In Den Haag, Ghana-born Pastor Felix, his wife Jearine and two young daughters live in a cramped house with 15 male and female ex--junkies. In Rotterdam, Pastor Jerrys family share their living space with seven female ex-addicts.