The milestones are many on Bishop Brown’s pathway to success. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marquette University, a Master’s of Education in Religious Studies from Cardinal Stritch University and a Doctorate in Education from Capella University. As Founder and President of Believers In Christ Ministries, Inc., she is the catalyst and overseer of a variety of ministry programs. Ongoing works include prison ministry, local and national and international evangelism, youth ministry and K-12 education. She has established the Kids Are Smart Child Development Center, Believers In Christ Academy, and the High School of Excellence. Her success in producing quality schools has received national attention as a prototype for innovative and effective education. In addition to all of the above, she has organized Intelligence Inc., an educational consulting firm.

Bishop Cheryl McBride Brown has served in many capacities within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Consecrated to the office of Bishop in 2003, she currently serves as Auxiliary to Bishops’ Council, First Assistant to the Presiding Bishop Elect Joseph W. Walker, III, and is on the Board of Christian Education for Church Training and Development.

Bishop Brown has received numerous citations and awards for her untiring efforts to better the quality of life in her community. She is valued for her wise counsel and strength of character. Her love of God ever drives her to help others know, love and serve Him. Everyone is special and can succeed. Someone has to show them. Bishop Cheryl McBride believes she is that someone.