DR. ALTHEA MARCHELLE BROWN is a theologian from Michigan whose educational pilgrimage has come full circle. She was an evangelist and teacher for Prevailing Word Outreach Church in Anchorage, Alaska. She grew up in Detroit, Michigan and Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her three siblings and was the middle child born to Laura (1935-2014) and William (1930-2009). She was raised by her step-father, Bishop Isadore Rowsey, who lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and mother Laura. She has two adult children, David and Krista and three grandchildren, K'Yon, Milan, and Kaidence (2016-2016).
She is serving as an ordained itinerant elder in the Fourth Episcopal District (Michigan Conference) and also served in the Sixth Episcopal District (Georgia Conference) for the AME Church. She has a sincere commitment to education and believes that it is a primary tool of empowerment.She is a graduate of the University of Detroit (1975), with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She earned a Master of Business Administration, from Central Michigan University (1981) in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and her Doctor of Chiropractic at Life University (1994) in Marietta, Georgia, where she also served as faculty. Currently, she is an adjunct professor for several colleges in Michigan and is the CEO and founder of Agape Connection Inc. , an accounting and tax business.
Dr. Brown is a driven and committed follower of Jesus Christ. She realized her heavenly Father's call on her life could only be actively living Jesus Christ's commandment "to Go forth and make disciples of all nations." She graduated from Turner Theological Seminary (2002), at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia, as valedictorian of her class, where she earned her Master of Divinity, with a major in New Testament. She subsequently earned her Doctorate of Ministry, at the Ecumenical Theological Seminary (2006) in Detroit, Michigan. The title of her dissertation is Evangelism: Learning to Share the Good News in an African American Context.
For over two decades, Dr. Brown's experience in active ministry, accounting, entrepreneurship, and as a college professor has equipped her with the insight and wisdom to offer retreats, seminars, workshops, and/or Bible Studies that include a guidebook and study aid such as this, Evangelism: Go Make...(Matt. 28:19) ,and Praise and Worship: Heaven's Street Address that serve as practical and authoritative resources for church leaders and practitioners in the ministry. Her works are relevant and insightful tools for those interested in ministering to the needs of this generation.
Lastly, her works further demonstrate how the power of the Holy Spirit empowers the followers of Jesus Christ TODAY to persuasively impact the lives of others for the glory of her heavenly Father! For more information, contact her by telephone at 888-777-4914, ext. 801, visit her website www.draltheambrown.com, and listen to interviews.