Inspirations from Dr. Michael Brown

In this section, you will find the words and teachings of our inspirational Senior Minister, Dr. Michael B. Brown. It is a dedicated area for you to find Dr. Brown’s messages of hope, read his inspiring blog, listen to sermons you may have missed and more. We hope you will share this with friends, and return again and again.

A Conversation between Dr. Michael Brown and Stepdaughter Alison Haile

#TalkToMe Video Series on Huffington Post
Sitting down together in the quiet sanctuary of Marble Collegiate Church, Senior Minister, Dr. Michael B. Brown and stepdaughter Alison Haile begin their ‪#‎TalkToMe project. An intimate conversation unfolds between stepfather and stepdaughter about their blended family, with advice on becoming a new parent, thoughts on church and shared faith. It is a warm, loving exchange, full of mutual respect. Blended family can truly be a blessing.

BuildingNY: New York Stories - Dr. Michael B. Brown

In this intimate sit down between Dr. Michael Brown and interviewer Michael Stoler, as they film a segment of BuildingNY: New York Stories, we get an opportunity to glimpse into the life of our very own Senior Minister. This friendly exchange takes a deeper look into the early life of Dr. Brown, his ministry, family, thoughts about Church and coming to Marble Collegiate Church.


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Dr. Michael Brown has been the Senior Minister of Marble Collegiate Church since 2009. He is the recipient of both the Circuit Rider Certificate of Merit from The United Methodist Church and the John L. Borchert Award for Christian Communications, and has served as preacher for The Protestant Hour radio program. Dr. Brown is the author of seven books and a contributing author to eleven others. He has been included in the "Great American Preachers” book series and in 2012 was a consultant for the Broadway show Grace. His latest book is A Five-Mile Walk. He has taught at The University of North Carolina-Asheville, New Testament at High Point University, and Congregational Change at Wake Forest University Divinity School. A frequent lecturer, preacher and motivational speaker, addressing both religious and secular groups, Dr. Brown uses humor and anecdotes to describe a philosophy of life assured to bring meaning, joy, and hope to those who practice it.