Pastor Austin Brown was born on March 22, 1990 and grew up in the congregation of Five Forks Baptist church. On April 16, 2005, upon the conviction of his sins and the realization his need for a Savior, Pastor Brown accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour as a 15 year old boy. At the age of 19 Pastor Brown felt the Lord leading him to attend The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, TN, where in the fall of of his freshman year, Pastor Brown surrendered to full time Christian service. It was there that Pastor Brown met his wife, Jessica. They both graduated from Crown College, Jessica in 2013 with a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education, Majoring in music, Pastor Brown in 2014 with a Bachelors of Biblical Studies, Emphasis on Pastoral ministry.
On May 31, 2014, The Browns were married and two weeks later they began serving in the ministry together at Gospel Light Baptist Church in Helena, AL, where Jessica had been serving since graduating college. At Gospel Light, Pastor Brown along with his wife, had the opportunity to serve in a wide variety of ministries, Pastor Brown served as the Music and Youth Director, Assistant Administrator in the Academy, VBS Director, Teens for Christ Bible Clubs and as an Assistant to the Pastor.
On July 3rd, 2016, Pastor Brown became the seventh pastor of Five Forks Baptist Church, where he is currently serving the Lord along with his wife Jessica, and their daughter Abigail whom the Lord blessed them with on June 13th, 2016