Pastor Jim Brown

captureOur pastor is James Martin (Jim) Brown. Pastor Brown came to Vernon Forest in June of 2004. He was born and raised in Ohio and saved at the age of 9 through the ministry of the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Bethesda, OH. He is a 1981 graduate of Piedmont International University (then Piedmont Bible College) in Winston-Salem, NC.

In 1977, Jim married Denise Smith of Rocky Mount, NC, having met her at Bible College. The Browns have three children, all married themselves now: Amanda (Todd) Lockyer, Alicia (Joshua) Sheets, and Jay (Hannah) Brown along with eight grandchildren.

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