Dr. Elizabeth O. Ofili

Session: Biblical Theology For Health & Wholeness

Dr. Paul L. Brown
Sr. President & Dean
Phillips School of Theology at ITC

Dr. Paul L. Brown, Sr. is the President & Dean of Phillips School of Theology at The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of
Stress and the Pulpit. Born in Newark, New Jersey and educated in the Essex County public School system, Dr. Brown graduated Orange High School in 1978.

He then went on to college at Thiel College in Greenville, Pa., and completed his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University of New Jersey. Dr. Brown received his Masters of Divinity degree from Phillips School of Theology at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Ga., in May of 1991.

In the spring of 1998, Rev. Brown completed his Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton Ohio. Under the leadership of the late Bishop Oree Broomfield, Dr. Brown was ordained Deacon in 1984 and Elder in 1986. He has pastored churches in; Springfield, MA., Chesnee, SC., Anderson, SC., and Washington, DC. From 1988 to 1991 Rev. Brown served as teaching assistant for Dr. L. H. Whelchel, then chair of the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Clark, Atlanta, University. He has also served as a continuing Education instructor for Howard School of Divinity from 2000 to 2006.   Rev. Brown is married to the former Delores Y. Newton formerly of Jersey City, NJ, and they have two adult children; Paul Lawrence, Jr., a program trainer for the University of the District of Columbia; and Jessica Lynn Lewis, (Kevin) a professional Pastry Chef.