Pastor Kevin BrownKevin was born in Highland Park Michigan in 1955.He dropped out of school in 1974 and joined the United States Marine Corps.
Kevin's life long ambition was to be a Police Officer.After honorably discharging from the Marines he worked as a Correctional Officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons from 1976 to 1977 at Terminal Island, California.
In 1978 Kevin
became a Deputy Sheriff with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department
.In 1984 he
laterally transferred to the Santa Ana Police Department
stayed until his
service retirement in December of 2005.Kevin
did not have a church background and did not have much knowledge of the Bible or church ideology.In 1994, Kevin
had a divine appointment with the God
life was changed forever in Christ.Kevin
had a "Saul of Tarsus" experience and was completely set free from alcohol, pornography and hatred.God's
Spirit changed Kevin's
"Tough Guy" image to a man who would pray for the deliverance and healing of others who were addicted and brokenhearted.Oftentimes in the backseat of his
patrol car, while taking people to jail, Kevin
would ask the arrestee if they would like prayer.They always accepted!Kevin
was married to the former Teresa Thomason in March 1994 and they have been ministering Side-By-Side
Having retired from law enforcement, Kevin
is now working full time to fulfill God's
vision of "Taking God's
Word To The World."
During the first year of their marriage, Kevin
began to have a desire to go overseas to help the people of Rakai Town, Uganda E. Africa.Now Kevin
and Teresa work Side-By-Side ministering locally, nationally and internationally.Teresa Co-Pastors Side-By-Side Church International with her husband Kevin who is the Senior Pastor.