Pastor Ron Brown
Executive Director, Teen Challenge of Southern California
As Executive Director, Ron Brown oversees the ministry of Teen Challenge of Southern California and its ten ministry locations, including the areas in and around Kern County, Ventura County, Los Angeles County to include Antelope Valley, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County and Fresno County/Central Valley.
He has served for more than 20 years, leading multiple residential sectors and various evangelism outreach and prevention efforts to stem the tide of addiction in Southern California communities.
In addition to his duties as Executive Director, Ron is passionate about leadership development and encourages pastors and Christian leaders through conferences, seminars and church leadership forums nationally and internationally.
Ron has been involved in ministry for more than 38 years. He served 8 years with the Los Angeles Rescue Mission, working with the homeless and addicted living on the streets of Los Angeles.
More than anything, Ron is a worshipper of God and simply believes that the love of Jesus is stronger than the bondage of sin and addiction and through the power of God’s grace, no one is beyond Christ’s redemption.
He and his wife, Demetra, have two married daughters, and nine amazing grandchildren