Pastor Doug Brown was born in Columbus Indiana. He became at Christian at 7 years; realizing that Christ is for everyone no matter of the person’s age. He received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, and a Master’s in Ministry from Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana. Pastor Doug was licensed to preach in 1996 and ordained in 2006.
Pastor Doug met and married his wife, Barb in 1988. They have no children, but they have had many furry babies in their 30 years of marriage. They enjoy reading, hiking, camping, quilting, photography, and traveling.
Doug and Barb were in youth ministry for 14 years. For 4 years, he was a chaplain for an institution for children. In 2004, he became the pastor of First Baptist, Osage, Iowa. In 2008 he began pastoral ministry in Newport Baptist, Newport, Ohio. He and Barb moved to Junction City, Kansas in 2018 to minister at First Baptist Junction City. He is active in the Ministerial Association and had performed with the Junction City Little Theater and is the current President of the Junction City Arts Council.