Something To Go With My Morning Coffee

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Rev. Brown began his spiritual journey by attending St. Paul's Baptist Church at the age of five, and was saved and baptized at the age of eight by Dr. Earl D. Trent, Jr. (now Pastor of Florida Ave. Baptist Church in Washington, DC). During his youth he served as a Junior Usher, sang in the choir, and could be found attending Sunday school on a regular basis, as his parents imparted to him early on that faith is the key to life.
At the age of 20, under the leadership of Dr. Robert Scott Jones, Rev. Brown accepted the Call to the Gospel Ministry. After announcing and accepting the call to ministry, Rev. Brown continued to grow and nurture the gift of God through serving at St. Paul's in any way he could, as he desired to serve God in any way possible. While at St. Pauls Rev. Brown served as a teacher for Vacation Bible School, Bible Study instructor, and Co-director and Co-founder of St. Paul's youth mentoring program entitled "Radical for Christ: A voice in Praise." After serving for some time Rev. Brown delivered his initial sermon and was licensed to preach the Gospel on June 14, 1998, and after showing himself faithful to the call of God, Rev. Brown was ordained on June 18th, 2006 by Dr. Robert Scott Jones (Pastor of St. Pauls Baptist Church).
Rev. Brown is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, where he graduated in 1999 with a degree in Communication Arts (focus in Broadcast Journalism). Some of his accomplishments while at Johnson C. Smith were: member of the football team (as a Defensive Back) and all CIAA academic team while being on the football team, graduated Cum Laude, being named to Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities, recipient of the National Communications Arts award both his Junior and Senior year, serving the University as a Resident Advisor, tutor, and disc jockey for the campus radio station. Also while at Johnson C. Smith Rev. Brown continued to grow and nurture the gift of God under the mentoring of University Chaplain Rev. Warren J. Lesane Jr. He did this by serving as the Assistant to the university Chaplain (which consisted of teaching bible study, preaching at chapel services, and overseeing the campus ministry which grew from 20 members to well over 250 members and 20 distinct ministries to serve the campus community at large).
Rev. Brown is also a graduate (May 2003) of Howard University School of Divinity where he received his Masters of Divinity Degree with a focus in preaching, teaching, and administration. Rev. Brown has been blessed to serve at Macedonia Baptist Church in Arlington Va. Since his arrival to the Washington DC Metropolitan area. During his time of service at Macedonia Rev. Brown assisted the ministry by serving as Youth Pastor from 1999 to 2005, and as Director of Christian Education ministry from 2005 to 2007, under the leadership of Dr. Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr..

Presently Rev. Brown has been afforded the privilege of serving as Pastor of First Baptist Church of Chesterbrook (Mclean, Va.). He is enjoying the experience and loving the journey that God has him and the congregation on as they become Disciples impacting the world with the message of Gods Kingdom. Rev. Brown also works in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Aids Ministry (NOVAM) through their Partnerships for Hope Faith initiative, where he provides HIV education and methods of intervention for the faith community at-large. Rev. Brown has a deep passion to see all people come into relationship with God, and grow in their spiritual understanding of Christ that they might join God in the working of His will of Kingdom advancement.
Rev. Brown is married to Brandy Danielle Brown, and is the father of five. Four boys, and one precious daughter (Raquan 15, Brandon 13, Jeremiah 4, Kristin 2, and Tyler 10mths.).
The scripture that Rev. Brown patterns his life after and is inspired by daily is Proverbs 3:5-6, and his desire for life and ministry is found in Ephesians 4:12-13, that Gods people would constantly be growing and coming into deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Something To Go With My Morning Coffee

Submitted: October 21, 2012

Rev. Brown began his spiritual journey by attending St. Paul's Baptist Church at the age of five, and was saved and baptized at the age of eight by Dr. Earl D. Trent, Jr. (now Pastor of Florida Ave. Baptist Church in Washington, DC). During his youth he served as a Junior Usher, sang in the choir, and could be found attending Sunday school on a regular basis, as his parents imparted to him early on that faith is the key to life.
At the age of 20, under the leadership of Dr. Robert Scott Jones, Rev. Brown accepted the Call to the Gospel Ministry. After announcing and accepting the call to ministry, Rev. Brown continued to grow and nurture the gift of God through serving at St. Paul's in any way he could, as he desired to serve God in any way possible. While at St. Pauls Rev. Brown served as a teacher for Vacation Bible School, Bible Study instructor, and Co-director and Co-founder of St. Paul's youth mentoring program entitled "Radical for Christ: A voice in Praise." After serving for some time Rev. Brown delivered his initial sermon and was licensed to preach the Gospel on June 14, 1998, and after showing himself faithful to the call of God, Rev. Brown was ordained on June 18th, 2006 by Dr. Robert Scott Jones (Pastor of St. Pauls Baptist Church).
Rev. Brown is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, where he graduated in 1999 with a degree in Communication Arts (focus in Broadcast Journalism). Some of his accomplishments while at Johnson C. Smith were: member of the football team (as a Defensive Back) and all CIAA academic team while being on the football team, graduated Cum Laude, being named to Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities, recipient of the National Communications Arts award both his Junior and Senior year, serving the University as a Resident Advisor, tutor, and disc jockey for the campus radio station. Also while at Johnson C. Smith Rev. Brown continued to grow and nurture the gift of God under the mentoring of University Chaplain Rev. Warren J. Lesane Jr. He did this by serving as the Assistant to the university Chaplain (which consisted of teaching bible study, preaching at chapel services, and overseeing the campus ministry which grew from 20 members to well over 250 members and 20 distinct ministries to serve the campus community at large).
Rev. Brown is also a graduate (May 2003) of Howard University School of Divinity where he received his Masters of Divinity Degree with a focus in preaching, teaching, and administration. Rev. Brown has been blessed to serve at Macedonia Baptist Church in Arlington Va. Since his arrival to the Washington DC Metropolitan area. During his time of service at Macedonia Rev. Brown assisted the ministry by serving as Youth Pastor from 1999 to 2005, and as Director of Christian Education ministry from 2005 to 2007, under the leadership of Dr. Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr..

Presently Rev. Brown has been afforded the privilege of serving as Pastor of First Baptist Church of Chesterbrook (Mclean, Va.). He is enjoying the experience and loving the journey that God has him and the congregation on as they become Disciples impacting the world with the message of Gods Kingdom. Rev. Brown also works in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Aids Ministry (NOVAM) through their Partnerships for Hope Faith initiative, where he provides HIV education and methods of intervention for the faith community at-large. Rev. Brown has a deep passion to see all people come into relationship with God, and grow in their spiritual understanding of Christ that they might join God in the working of His will of Kingdom advancement.
Rev. Brown is married to Brandy Danielle Brown, and is the father of five. Four boys, and one precious daughter (Raquan 15, Brandon 13, Jeremiah 4, Kristin 2, and Tyler 10mths.).
The scripture that Rev. Brown patterns his life after and is inspired by daily is Proverbs 3:5-6, and his desire for life and ministry is found in Ephesians 4:12-13, that Gods people would constantly be growing and coming into deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Read Chapter


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