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).
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Books by Steve Brown
Articles By Steve Brown
What is God Like?
Wednesday November 15, 2017grace 101 •
Christ is the standard for everything a Christian should think about God.
Steve’s Devotional - Salt and Light
Monday November 13, 2017steve's devotional •
First you ask and answer the question, who am I? Then you ask and answer the second question, what can I do? Make sure you don’t get that backwards. Define who you are, then act accordingly. In architecture, it’s “form follows function.” With Christians, it’s “function follows form.”
What is Amazing Grace?
Wednesday November 8, 2017christian life •
The very fact that you want to be better—even perfect—is a sign that you belong to Christ.
Steve’s Devotional - Daring to Doubt
Monday November 6, 2017steve's devotional •
Do you have doubts about the faith? “No,” you say, “I’ve been a Christian for years.” You don’t understand. I didn’t ask if you were a Christian or not. I asked if you had some doubts, perhaps a nagging question in the back of your mind, “Is this stuff really true?” It’s okay to ask that question. In fact, it’s normal.
Wednesday November 1, 2017steve's letters •
During the hurricane I also learned what’s important…and it’s not coffee.
Steve’s Devotional - Repent Now
Monday October 30, 2017steve's devotional •
Repent now! Does that make you wince? In this devotional blog from Steve Brown, find out exactly what repentance is. You’ll be pleasantly surprised…and relieved. Repentance is really all about God’s love and grace.
Why are Christians Such Pains? Four Reasons
Wednesday October 25, 2017christian life •
How can the followers of One so loving be so unloving? How can the followers of One so gracious be so ungracious? How can the followers of One who brought such good news turn it into such bad news? How can those of us who follow such a gracious Master be…well…such pains?
Steve’s Devotional - Satan is Real & Out to Get You
Monday October 23, 2017steve's devotional •
I want to introduce you to someone so evil that most Christians can’t even comprehend that evil. I want to introduce you to a being who is as evil as God is good; as selfish as God is unselfish; and as hateful as God is loving. His name is Satan and he is out to get you. Let’s check out Ephesians 6:10-12.