Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina.
Received a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from High Point College, High Point, North Carolina.
Received an S.T.B. degree from Boston University School of Theology.
Married to the former Anna Williamson of Dublin, Georgia.
Is the father of two daughters and grandfather of three granddaughters.
Is the Founder of Key Life Network, Inc. (www.keylife.org) and Bible teacher on the national radio program Key Life. This weekday 15-minute broadcast and the 1-minute feature, You Think About That are currently heard on over 600 outlets. (Key Life Network yearly sends out over 350,000 CDs, magazines and pieces of printed literature at no charge.) Key Life Network also has a ministry dedicated specifically to pastors. This can also be found at www.keylife.org.
Is the host on the talk show, “Steve Brown, Etc.” (streamed on the internet at www.keylife.org and aired on the Salem Radio Network on weekends.
Is Visiting Professor of Practical Theology at Knox Theological Seminary in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and also at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.
Is the former pastor of Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church, Key Biscayne, FL; First Presbyterian Church, Quincy, MA and East Dennis Community Church, East Dennis, MA.
Authored two books with Flemming H. Revell: Where the Action Is (1971) and So Now You Are A Christian (1972 - republished in 1990 under the revised title Welcome To The Family.)
Authored eight books with Baker Book House: If Jesus Has Come (1992), How To Talk So People Will Listen (1993 – republished in 2014 – revised and expanded), Born Free, Living Free and If God Is In Charge (1994), When Your Rope Breaks (1996), Jumping Hurdles
(1997), When Being Good Isn’t Good Enough (1990) and Follow the Wind (1999).
Authored additional books: Approaching God (1996 – revised 2008), A Scandalous Freedom: The Radical Nature of the Gospel (2004), What Was I Thinking…things I’ve learned since I knew it all? (2006), Three Free Sins…God’s Not Mad at You (2012) by Howard/Simon & Schuster Publishing and Hidden Agendas: Dropping the Masks That Keep Us Apart (2016) by New Growth Press.
Is a former member of the Board of Directors of Christianity Today and Harvest, USA.
Has authored numerous articles in such publications as Leadership, Decision, Inter Varsity, Plain Truth, Today’s Christian Woman, Preaching and Table-Talk.
Is a former disk jockey and newsman at radio stations in Boston, MA; Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC.
Is a much-in-demand keynote speaker and Bible teacher (delivered the Spurgeon Lectures at Conservative Baptist Seminary, Denver, CO).
Books by Steve Brown
Articles By Steve Brown
Just the Gospel (and a Milkshake)
Wednesday April 18, 2018christian life •
It’s the Gospel…and we must preach it to one another.
Steve’s Devotional - Dead, Dirty and Weak…That’s Us
Monday April 16, 2018steve's devotional •
There is great freedom in being a seed and watching the growth.
How to Kill the Gospel
Wednesday April 11, 2018christian life •
When the Gospel ceases to astonish, it has lost its life and power.
Steve’s Devotional – If God is in Charge
Monday April 9, 2018steve's devotional •
What is God like? The answer to that question determines how I will act, who I am and the very world in which I live. From the beginning of fallen man’s history, God’s existence has been acknowledged as a fact, but God’s nature has been in question. And so man’s questions have centered on the God he or she knew was there: Where is God? What must I do to get his attention? Is he benevolent, or is he a monster? Does he care, or has he gone away to Bermuda on vacation? Does he love? And then very hesitantly: Does he love me?
Friday April 6, 2018steve's sermons •
“I’m not exactly sure how I was saved. I think I was hugged in the dark… and I didn’t want it, and I didn’t beg for it, it just happened.” - Steve Brown
“Billy, Welcome Home!”
Wednesday April 4, 2018christian life • pain & suffering •
We can remember, rejoice, celebrate and party!
Steve’s Devotional - Is the World Coming to an End?
Monday April 2, 2018steve's devotional •
What is going on? What does the future hold? Is the world coming to an end—really?
Why Jesus Had to Die
Friday March 30, 2018christian life •
It was 4:30 in the morning when I received the phone call. A man on the other end of the wire told me a house was on fire—the house of people I loved.