Pastor Ricky Brown and his wife Amber reside in Hyde Park and have a passion for seeing lives changed by God. While Amber is a Chicago native, Ricky is originally from Jackson, MS. They met here in Chicago! Ricky has been in pastoral ministry as a youth pastor and also executive pastor for 14 years. He has a huge heart for missions and has preached the Gospel in Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Jordan, Turkey, Dominican Republic, Ghana, and in prisons and churches throughout the United States.

Ricky is also a proud United States Air Force veteran having served in Operation Northern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom. He chose to forgo a career as a commercial pilot to pursue pastoral ministry because he felt a burden on his heart from God for ministry. In his spare time, he is a musician and composer. His primary instruments are soprano and alto saxophone. 

Fun Facts about Pastor Ricky

Favorite Food: Lasagna

Favorite Childhood Movie: Coming to America

Favorite Dessert: Carrot Cake

Favorite Band: Mint Condition

Favorite Artist: Kirk Whalum

Coffee or Tea: Bustelo por favor

Early to rise or up late: Early to rise