pastor brent a. brown
Born to Tyrone Mills and Lisa Brown in Baltimore, MD, Brent A. Brown was saved at the age of 9, at the Sweet Hope Freewill Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Chilean McCoy Smith Sr. At the age of 18, Rev. Brown received the call to the preaching ministry. In 2011, he acknowledged and accepted his call and began studying under the tutelage of his former Pastor, the late Bishop Marilyn E. Bostic, Establishmentarian of the Jesus of Nazareth Freewill Baptist Church in Baltimore, MD. After Bishop Bostic's transition from labor to rest, Rev. Brown furthered his preparation under the tutelage of Pastor Charles A. Hall, Jr. On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, Rev. Brown preached his initial sermon, "When Faith Fights Reality."
Serving and walking closely with his mentor and predecessor, the late Rev. Errol D. Gilliard, Sr. equipped Rev. Brown for ministry at Greater Harvest and beyond. Rev. Brown was appointed as the Executive Pastor of Greater Harvest Baptist Church in early 2016, faithfully serving in that capacity until he was officially elected to serve as the fifth Senior Pastor of the Greater Harvest Baptist Church in November of 2016.
Under Rev. Brown’s leadership, Greater Harvest has continued to experience exponential growth both spiritually and numerically. Since taking the helm as Chief Servant, he and the Greater Harvest Family have remodeled the entire lower sanctuary of it’s historic building; including bathrooms and all offices, purchased the Greater Harvest Family Life Tech Center which hosts computer literacy programing for seniors and after school programing for the community as well as youth, established a social media presence and live online worship opportunities, further engaged Greater Harvest in civic duties throughout the city of Baltimore, developed Wednesday Evening Prayer and Bible Study and more. Rev. Brown takes no personal credit for these endeavors and accomplishments but gives God all the glory.
Rev. Brown is also an anointed musician who has played for numerous churches, organizations, and conferences throughout the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Area. Rev. Brown is the loving, devoted husband of Mrs. Shamyra Kiona Brown, and the proud, devoted father of Miss Essence Imani Brown and Miss Bella Amia Brown. Rev. Brown gives God all the glory and honor for choosing him to stand and preach the undying riches of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He firmly believes that “If Jesus be lifted up, Jesus will draw all men unto Him.”