Born in England, Brown holds an B.A. from Newbold College and M.Div. and Ph.D. from Andrews University. He has worked as a pastor, administrator, and teacher in multiple countries, including president and family ministries director of the church’s Bermuda Conference; senior lecturer and director of pastoral studies at Newbold College; religion teacher in the Bekwai and Agona Adventist secondary schools in Ashanti, Ghana; and senior pastor of the Apple Creek Adventist Church in Toronto, Canada.
He also wrote the book Single and Gifted and, with his wife, Pattiejean Brown from Bermuda, co-authored three books: The Total Marriage, A Guide to Parenting, and The Four Love Seasons.
Pastoral students in my Christian Ministry class at Oakwood University ask me, ‘When tragedy hits our families, who pastors the pastor?’” he said. “Counseling, care, and comfort of pastoral families — I know from first-hand experience, we need it.