“My joy in coaching comes from its ability to empower leaders to clearly see and take the next faithful steps. Coaching allows individuals to connect with their strengths and giftedness in ways that generate courage and energy that transform themselves and those they are called to lead.”
Rev. Dr. Brian K. Brown, ACC, served as the teaching pastor at Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, where he was appreciated as a spiritual leader who connected with the diverse spectrum of Christ followers.
From July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2016, Rev. Brown served as Superintendent for the Ohio River Valley District in West Ohio. In 2015-16, he served as the Dean of the Bishop’s Cabinet, interim pastor of Epiphany United Methodist Church in Cincinnati and a delegate to Jurisdictional Conference.
Dr. Brown has served in churches with over 5000 in weekly attendance and served as lead pastor in churches ranging in weekly attendance from 75 to 675.
In January 2016, the West Ohio Conference delegation to the upcoming General and Jurisdictional Conferences endorsed Rev. Dr. Brian Brown as an Episcopal candidate (Bishop) in The United Methodist Church. Rev. Brown humbly declined after sensing God moving him in a new direction.
On July 1, 2016, Dr. Brown became the pastor of Woodlawn-Faith as a revitalization project. Since that time worship attendance and financial giving have increased by over 30%, and new believers are joining the body of Christ!
Rev. Brian Brown has been coaching church leaders since 2012. He was trained in the Coach Approach Skill Training (CAST) for ministry by Chris Holmes. He is also a trained facilitator for the Arbinger Institute in the Anatomy of Peace. Dr. Brown has facilitated training and coaching for pastors, district superintendents, directors of connectional ministry, the Cabinet for the West Ohio Conference, various districts across the connection, chief financial officers, episcopal leaders, and delegates to Jurisdictional and General Conference in the United Methodist Church.
Rev. Brown is happily married to Candace and they have four children, Brian II, a graduate from Howard University, Brianna, a graduate from the University of Michigan, Brielle, a senior and Bria, a tenth grader in High School in Alexandria, Va.