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Decades of Experience

We have assisted hundreds of church leaders in creating healthy, vibrant congregations across the nation since 1962.

Ministry Focused

Helping Leaders Advance the Gospel

 

We strive to glorify God, unify the church body, and bear witness to Christ through each of our faith-based disciplines.

Integrated Approach

A Team of Collaborative Experts

We believe an integrated system of consulting, architecture, and construction produces the best ministry momentum. 

Meet The Team

leadership

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Todd Brown

Founder/CEO

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Mike Leigh

Pre-Construction Manager

Brett Harsh

Construction Manager

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Dustin Hershberger

CFO

consulting

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Brett Clubb

Ministry Consultant

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Isaac Brown

Ministry Consultant

Karen Blackerby

Ministry Development Coordinator

design

construction

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Dwight Bishop

Lead Estimator

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Scott Schnieder

Project Manager

Clay Otto

APM

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Brittany Mitchell

CM Assistant

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Rachel Leigh

CM Assistant

Vicki Rivard

Accounts Payable/Payroll

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Todd Boldt

Architect

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Brian Conner

Architect

Blake Hild

Design Production Manager

Justine Murphy

Interior Designer

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Jessica Bailey

Interior Designer

Kent Kuehn

Job Capitan

Antonio Da Fieno

CAD Technician

our founder

 

Todd Brown, founder of the Brown Church Development Group, began his ministry as a walk-on for Coach Tom Osborne at the University of Nebraska.  He played wide receiver for the Huskers from 1978-1982, while studying Engineering and Construction Management.  Utilizing the influence being a Nebraska football player provided him, Todd was actively involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) organization, sharing his testimony and advancing the gospel in hundreds of churches and schools.  

 

Driven by his love for Christ and the local church, he recognized a need for integration and collaboration within the church building process.  His passion to see each church realize its full potential while avoiding the typical roadblocks to success led him to create the Brown Church Development Group.  The result has been the relentless development of methods and processes that help the local church clarify its ministry, fulfill its mission, maintain its unity, and remain faithful to its testimony and outreach. Todd, and the Brown Church Development Group, have served hundreds of churches across the nation, expanding the kingdom of God with over 1.5 million square feet in church construction.

Utilizing an integrated approach, Todd’s ability to strategically position a church for growth has impacted churches far beyond traditional architecture and construction. Todd shares his expertise and heart through workshops and speaking engagements throughout the country.

Personal

Todd’s love for the local church is not merely theoretical.  Todd is an active member of his home church and has taught an adult Sunday school class for over 20 years.  He is a regular speaker for Fellowship of Christian Athletes and has served on the Nebraska State FCA Board.  Todd also serves on Nebraska Gospel Network’s Leadership Board. 

 

Noted for his accomplishments in high school track (he still holds the state record in the triple jump, is a 2005 Nebraska High School Hall of Fame inductee, and was selected as one of “the Nebraska 100” athletes of all time), Todd passed up college track scholarships to play football

 

In 1983, Todd was drafted in the 6th round by Detroit.  Opting to play in the Canadian Football League, he spent the next 6 years in Montreal, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg.  

 

To hear more about Todd's journey, CLICK HERE to listen to a recent Javelin podcast.

 

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