Pastor Edwin F. & Paula K .Brown

From:  American Canyon, California.  He is a former Nashvillian.  Born and raised in Nashville, TN

Home phone:  707-648-7115 - Cell phone: 510-681-6212, efbrown_37218@yahoo.com.

Present Position:  Full-time pastor for the Northern California Conference, serving as Senior Pastor for the Valley Community SDA Church in Stockton, California.  Pastor Brown is also s Co-founder and CFO of PEB Ministry, a non-profit public benefit corporation in California.
Credentials:   Ordained to the gospel ministry in 1989 by the South Central Conference of Seventh-day Adventist.

Degrees: Falls College - 1970 - Degree in Computer Operations and Business Management. Oakwood University - 1987 - Degree in Religion and Computer Science.

Other

Second Lieutenant in the Tennessee National Guard
Chaplain for the Civil Air Patrol since 1993
Caplain for the Tennessee Department of Corrections
Certified Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors
Certified REST Counselor - includes training in Basic  Rational Emotive Spiritual Therapy Stress Therapy, and Professional Addiction Counselor Training.
Listed as an Honored Professional in the Nation Wide register of Who’s Who in Executives & Business 2000-2001-Present

Currently serves on the NCC Pastoral Advisory Council, President of the Bay Area Pastoral Advisory Council, and Member of the NCC By-Laws Committee

Professional Experience:

Served as Director of the South Central Conference Adventist Book and Nutritional Center Under his tenure he brought the sales from $100,000 per year to over $600,000 per year.
Served as pastor of the Ephesus SDA church in Clarksville, TN; the New Birth Church in Franklin, TN, the Oakland Park SDA church in Murfreesboro, TN, and the Maranatha SDA Church in Jackson, TN. His latest and past position was that of Senior Pastor of the Beacon Light SDA Church in Richmond, California.

He has conducted 20 crusades in the US and Canada. In July of 2002 and 2005   he preached and presented the goods news to thousands in Kenya and Mombassa, Africa.  In 2003 he served the people of Thailand through preaching and mission building.   In 2004 he preached the gospel to many in Romania. The combination of these efforts has resulted in over 15,000 souls and the establishment of nine new churches.  In February of 2006, he served in Peru with the Northern California Conference.  In July, 2009, he served as the lead builder and gospel preacher for Heal Our Land Service Network Team in Chimoio, Mozambique, Africa.  These two efforts resulted in the establishment of two new schools.

He is multitalented.  He has eighteen years in the computer field with Meharry Medical College, Oakwood University, and as an executive at Service Merchandise Corporation.

Family Information:  He is married to the former Paula K. Sampson.  They have four children, Brigella, Ererika, Mario, Nivanka.  They have 12 wonderful grandchildren.

He has a love for the ministry. His goal is to enlighten and confirm souls with the divine aid of the Holy Spirit and prepare them for eternal life through the preaching and teaching of the word of God.  Proof of this is the fact that he left a six figure job to enter the Lord’s vineyard.