Dr. Jeffrey Brown - Biographical Information
Dr. Jeffrey O. Brown was born in Birmingham, England, of Jamaican parents. He has diplomas in Theology and French from Newbold College in England and Seminaire Adventiste du Saleve in France. He has a B.A. in Theology from Columbia Union College in Maryland, a Master of Divinity from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University in Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Religious Education with an emphasis in Family Life Education and Counseling from Andrews University.
Dr. Brown has been a pastor in England, Canada, and the United States. He has been a full professor of religious education and pastoral care at Newbold College and Oakwood University, and an adjunct professor at Andrews University (M.A., Ph.D. Religious Education), Northern Caribbean University (Ph.D. Leadership), and Atlantic Union College (M.Ed. Clinical Ministry)
Dr. Brown has served as Director of Pastoral Studies at Newbold College, President of the Greater Toronto Area Ministerium, and Director of Family Ministries in the North England Conference and the Bermuda Conference. He was called to be Executive Secretary of the Bermuda Conference, prior to his present position as President of the Bermuda Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Dr. Brown is married to Pattiejean Brown, from Southampton, Bermuda. She is a graduate of Atlantic Union College in Massachusetts, with degrees in humanities and behavioral sciences. Pattiejean is the Shepherdess Director for Clergy Wives and Family Ministries Assistant in the Bermuda Conference. The Browns have two children, Kristle, a senior at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, and Jamel, a freshman at Oakwood University.
Jeffrey and Pattiejean Brown have written three books: The Total Marriage: Guide to a Successful Marriage (Autumn House, 1999), Single and Gifted: Making the Most of Your Singleness (Autumn House, 2001) and A Guide to Parenting: On the Winning Team with Your Children (Stanborough Press, 2003). They have preached, taught, and conducted family life seminars in Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Ghana, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Lithuania, St. Maarten, Norway, Puerto Rico, Republic of South Africa, Scotland, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Wales, and Zimbabwe.