About the Pastors
MINISTRY. IS. PEOPLE.
Childhood friends, Pastors J and Sandra Brown, share a love for Christ and a love for each other. Having been married thirty-four years and ministering for more than thirty years; their pastoral teamwork has allowed them to uniquely minister to families through practical and relatable teaching. Pastors Brown reside in Philadelphia, PA, have one daughter, a son-in law and one grandson.
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More about Pastor Sandra
Pastor Sandra Brown has a heart for people and for the body of Christ. She accepted the Lord at an early age and at the age of 19 she began to minister under the guidance of her grandfather, the late Bishop Nathaniel Lloyd. She eventually joined Deliverance Evangelistic Church in Philadelphia, PA under the direction of Pastor Benjamin Smith, Sr., where she continued to grow in the Word of God, and served as Director of Counseling.
Her desire to serve, led her to attend the Deliverance Evangelistic Bible Institute, graduating with honors. She received training in Psychology, at Temple and LaSalle Universities and became certified in Counseling for Alcoholism and Drug abuse. She is also trained in multiple specialities including adult and childhood behavior. She is a licensed practitioner nurse, and a licensed cosmetologist.
She is regarded as a strong intercessor of prayer, a worship leader, psalmist, songstress and practical teacher. She continues to teach multiple conferences, seminars and workshops in addition to her pastorship at TFIWC.
More about Pastor J
Pastor J Dykeman Brown, a native of Philadelphia, PA, was raised in the rich heritage of the “African Methodist Episcopal” church under the guidance of his father, Pastor Ernest J.Brown. Accepting the Lord in 1978, he answered the call to minister, gaining licensure to preach in 1984, under the pastorate of his father-in-law, the late Pastor John B. Brown. He would eventually make Deliverance Evangelistic Church his church home, where he was greatly impacted by the late Pastor Benjamin Smith, Sr. There, he was ordained to the Pastorate in 1994, and was blessed to serve as Pulpit Pastor/Coordinator for 7 years, also serving as Pastor of Outreach and Leader of Men’s Ministries and Married Couples Ministries.
Pastor J’s constant desire is to conform to the very Image of Christ drove him to attend, The Deliverance Evangelistic Bible Institute, graduating with honors, with a focuses in, General Theology, Church Education, Ministries and Biblical Counseling. In addition to his pastorship, he is a revivalist, conference and seminar speaker and has a love of worship. He is a musician, songwriter, founder of JILAM Publishing and author of a 30 day devotional titled, "The Day The LORD Has Made"