Dr. Brien E. Martin
Rev. Dr. Brien E. Martin, a native of Cleveland, OH, is the fourth of seven children. Son of a father who was a Pastor and provider and a mother who was a music teacher and homemaker, Pastor Martin has been serving in the ministry since 1977 and has been pastoring for over 37 years. Pastor Martin has been educated at Cuyahoga Community College, Moody Bible Institute, Ashland Theological Seminary and College, Gwinnett Hall Baptist College and Luther Rice Seminary and College.
Pastor Martin is a veteran who has served in the United States Army. He served as Director of Biblical Studies at Carver Bible College and as Director of Church Development at Gwinnett Hall Baptist College. Pastor Martin currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Carver Bible College and at In His Image Bible Institute. He also serves as the Christian Educational Director of the Kennesaw Missionary Baptist Association.
Pastor Martin has a Doctorate in Biblical Education, a Masters in Biblical Counseling and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Trauma Counseling degree from Liberty University. He has a desire to complete his book to help support counseling under-privileged youth who are dealing with depression.
Pastor Martin is married to our First Lady, Temetress M. Martin and has 7 children and 14 grandchildren.
Rev. Dr. André L. Clanton
A native of Bronx, New York, Rev. Clanton has lived in the state of Georgia for over 20 years. He has obtained his Doctor of Ministry Degree from the Andersonville Theological Seminary, his Master of Education Administration Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and his Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Public Policy degree from North Carolina Wesleyan University in Rocky Mount, NC.
Rev. Clanton is a licensed and ordained minister of the gospel. As a higher education professional, Rev. Clanton has sought avenues by which to introduce Jesus Christ to college students and other university members and works to increase the support of students of color by addressing issues of racism, discrimination, student retention, and emotional and spiritual well-being.
God has blessed Rev. Clanton with his wife, Aisha, and three wonderful children: Alex, Janette and Walter. He is dedicated to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and is a charismatic motivational speaker, lecturer, teacher, and revivalist.