MINISTER BRIAN EDWARDS is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He moved to the Washington, DC Metropolitan area to attend Howard University. He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. While at Howard, Minister Brian met his lovely wife, the former Kelli Mason, native of Pittsburgh, PA- also a proud 1991 Howard grad. As students at Howard, Minister Brian and Kelli were very active together in ministry with Campus Crusade for Christ. They were married in August 1992, continued working in their respective career fields and served at Landover Memorial Baptist Church, now known as Woodstream Church, located in Mitchellville, MD.
In 2000, Min Brian was hired as the Youth Minister. In 2008, he earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Capital Bible Seminary. Minister Brian Edwards is a licensed and ordained Minister of Woodstream Church. Kelli has been a home educator since 1999 and is a part time physical therapist. Min. Brian and Kelli currently lead the church’s Marriage and Family Ministry.
Prior to Marriage Ministry Minister Brian served for over a decade as a Youth Minister. While serving in this role, he provided spiritual leadership to teenagers and their parents through participation at summer camps, small groups, evangelistic outreach events and missions trips to Kenya and South Africa.
Minister Brian believed that he would be more effective in helping to strengthen the youth by working to help strengthen marriages and the family unit. In 2007, he became the Minister of the Marriage and Family Ministry. In this position, he conducts pre-marital/marriage/family counseling, leads and oversees small group studies for couples, and plans retreats as well as preventive, enrichment programs, conferences and seminars.
Minister Brian and Kelli reside in Bowie, Maryland and are the proud parents of six children, Collin, Kayla, Kenneth, Cameron, Kent and Karis.
II Corinthians 5:17 –
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature, old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”