Our vision is to connect our wider community to Jesus and help people live in faith effortlessly as we play our part in empowering generations with relevant speaking, teaching and leadership to impact the world and reflect God’s Kingdom. We understand that the truth and standard of the gospel must be relevant and tangible within this generation. Unsubscribe, Coming soon – LIFE Fitness On Zoom,  just click, Coming soon – LIFE Youth Service On Zoom, just click. After 11 years of denominational pastoral ministry we have launched out to birth this new expression of a Christian church experience. Kirky Bless Media 718 views A life group is often the bridge that brings colleagues, friends and families to a place where they are ready to join the fellowship at LIFE on a Sunday. Our vision is to connect our wider community to Jesus and help people live in faith effortlessly as we play our part in empowering generations with relevant speaking, teaching and leadership to impact the world and reflect God’s Kingdom. Dr. Brown resides in Myrtle Beach with his wife, the former Joy Clary of Gaffney. Sometimes in the home and sometimes in a local coffee shop LIFE groups meet to share the truth of the gospel within a real life setting. Dr. Wayne Brown of Myrtle Beach has joined the staff of First Baptist Church as transitional pastor. “I took that as one of the greatest compliments I ever received,” he said, smiling. Some would suggest that faith by its nature is work, however faith is simply belief and hope which waits for evidence. Experience. He received the Master of Divinity degree in 1970 and the Doctor of Ministry degree in 1973 from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. All Rights Reserved. Pastor Wayne supported by his wife Michelle are the founders of LIFE, providing vision and leadership to this growing church community, "Faith is simply belief and we walk confidently in our faith without the pressure of religious performances.". The couple has served interim pastorates at Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church in Loris (2013-14); Olyphic Baptist Church in Olyphic, N.C., (2014-15); and most recently, First Baptist Church, North Myrtle Beach (2015-17). It has often been said that the last thing the Christianity needs is another church. At Life we understand the sentiments of this statement but we would assert that we are not just another church. (1984-88); First Baptist Church, Myrtle Beach, (1988-2003); and First Baptist Church, Boone, N.C. (2003-08). It is based in Myrtle Beach. Surely then we should walk confidently in our belief and hope without the pressure of religious performances, or the trappings of traditional expectations. They are continuing their missions and evangelism endeavors through Diversified Ministries, a faith-based organization they founded in 2008. Molly and her husband, Christman Howard, live in Myrtle Beach with Mazi Grace, 9, and Bronson, 7. LIFE is a church with an ethos of blended worship, with a strong emphasis on biblical teaching, training, and leadership development. In our partnership classes we explore these statements in a detailed but uncomplicated fashion. Join to Connect. The founding members of LIFE understand that they are uniquely placed to speak to their contemporaries across the indigenous, ethnic and multicultural landscape of the nation. He follows the Rev. Daughter Meri Beth and her husband Thomas Howard live in Sylva, N.C. with 9 year-old son, Ty. During his first year of seminary, 1967-68, he served as student chaplain and minister of music at the Murdoch School in Butner, N.C. Dr. Brown said his wife and their two daughters have always been a vital part of his ministry. We want to be at the forefront of community engagement as well as strategically positioned to empower people at all levels of society. The effort in Christian life should not be believing or faith, it should be in doing the “work” that faith requires. This is who we are – We Are LIFE. Chris Smith, director of the Florence Baptist Association, who served six months as a parttime interim pastor. He served as minister of music at the Providence Baptist Church in Gaffney from 1965-67 while a student at Limestone College, and was licensed into the ministry by that church in 1965. Sometimes in the home and sometimes in a local coffee shop LIFE groups meet to share the truth of the gospel within a real life setting. − Pastor - Wayne Brown Life groups are our mid week meetings which take place in a comfortable environment. We can learn from our past and press on toward the future,” he added. Click here to visit The Hartsville News Journal, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Design by MCM London Privacy Statement, Subscribe “I believe Christ is the bridge between a Holy God and sinful man,” Brown added. Minister Wayne Brown At Apostolic Ark Youth Week 2018 Thursday The Miracle is in What you say - Duration: 1:34:06. “The church is not a museum for saints. The Browns have served together in ministry in the following churches: Millbrook Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. as associate pastor and minister of music, education and youth (1969-75); and First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as associate pastor and minister of youth and college ministries (1975-77). “We are not here alone,” he noted, adding we can help each other by crossing interdenominational lines to work for all humanity. In doing so we continue to demonstrate our love for God and people, by empowering generations to fulfill their God-given potential and equipping them to reach and impact their day-to-day world in a practical way. We are LIFE, as such we subscribe to three central beliefs that are core to all we do. Posted in News, Local News. Since its organization, Diversified Ministries has conducted short-term mission tours to Russia, India, Morocco and most recently Guatemala, as well as countries in Europe. We are a friendly, Christ-centred, community where love inspires and friendship encourages. Dr. Brown graduated from Blacksburg High School in 1963 and Limestone College in Gaffney with a BA degree in sociology and psychology in 1967. His vision for First Baptist Church is to continue to be involved with helping agencies and to be open to new possibilities ministering to Florence and beyond by linking hands and arms with them in reaching the community. Chris Smith, director of the Florence Baptist Association, who served six months as a parttime interim pastor. Dr. Brown remembers being called a “ecu-maniac” by a Methodist pastor friend because of his views concerning churches working together. This is a faith-based ministry with local, national and global outreach. Dr. Brown sees this ministry as a “BRIDGE” for Building Relationships Individually, Domestically, Globally and Evangelistically. If you would like to join a LIFE group please contact us for the nearest group to you. He follows the Rev. For more information on Diversified Ministries visit the website, www.diversifiedministries.org.