Pastor Mark Brown was born in Pensacola, Florida on June 24, 1964. In 1982 he graduated from Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena, Texas. Upon his graduation, his family moved back home to the Century, Florida area. At that time, he began attending Faith Bible Baptist Church and later that year he was saved under the preaching of Pastor Gene Stokes. He Married Tracy Stokes in 1988 and they continued serving the Lord at Faith Bible Baptist Church. In 1990, Pastor Brown felt the call of God on his life to preach the Gospel. God led him to attend Norris Bible Baptist Institute from which he graduated in 1995. From his time in Bible school until the present, Pastor Brown has worked in several ministries holding the positions of youth/bus minister, assistant pastor, and pastor. God has blessed him and Tracy with three children – Jessica, Troy and Kelli. In February 2002, Pastor Brown answered God’s call to Pastor our church, Maranatha Baptist Church in Columbus Georgia.