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25th Anniversary WHW 2014 will be honoring the following supporters

Dr. Henry Brown - Los Angeles, California

Dr. Kurtis Summerville - Wilmington, Ohio

Dr. Maurice Bates - Pittsburg, California

Dr. Vernon Baines - Galveston, Texas

Henry LeRue Brown is a native of Los Angeles, California; he joined McCoy Memorial Baptist Church at the age of sixteen. He was taken under the wings of Dr. R.A. Williams where he began to learn to study God’s Word. Rev. Brown began speaking to churches throughout Los Angeles and other cities long before he ever started preaching, he now serves as the Asst. Pastor of the McCoy Memorial Baptist Church, where he is committed to making the vision that God has given Dr. Williams a reality.
Dr. Henry Brown has worked with WHW Ministries since its birth, serving as an Instructor Assistant, Manual Coordinator, and now serves as one of the Core Instructors of that National Conference. He is also noted as the first Non-Pastor to every preach the late night service of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.

Rev. Brown holds a Doctor of Ministry degree and a Master of Theological Studies degree from Faith Evangelical Seminary, Tacoma, Washington. Rev. Brown has the unique gift of ministering to churches in the area of bringing the Pastor and the Pew together.

Dr. Summerville was born and raised in Camden, New Jersey. Throughout his youth, he recognized the special plan God had on his life and eventually accepted the call to ministry. He holds a B.A. from Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH and a M.T.S. from Faith Seminary in Tacoma, WA. He earned his D.Min from Faith Seminary.

Dr. Summerville currently serves as Senior Pastor of Bible Missionary Baptist Church (BMBC) in Wilmington, OH. He has been serving in that capacity since 1998. Beforehand, he served as an Associate minister to the late Dr. Larry L. Harris at BMBC (the “H” in WHW Ministries). Dr. Harris provided leadership, mentoring, and was a spiritual father to Rev. Summerville.

Rev. Summerville is recognized throughout the country as a prolific preacher and teacher. He is a member of the teaching staff for the WHW Conference where he teaches Greek syntax to preachers and laypersons. Dr. Summerville is a co-founder of a new multicultural ministry designed to bring unity to his local community, and is a member of two local judicial advisory boards.

Rev. Summerville is married to wife and help mate of 21 years, Denise. They have three children Alyssa (15), Daniel (12) and Jordan (11).

Dr. Maurice A. Bates has served as the Senior Pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pittsburg, CA. for the past 21 Years. He is married to Mrs. Mavis E. Bates. They are the proud parents of two children.

Pastor Bates received his educational training from the California Baptist University in Riverside, CA. and the Faith Seminary of Tacoma, WA. In October of 2005, Pastor Bates received his Master’s Degree in Theology Studies at the Faith Seminary and is presently a candidate for the Doctor’s of Ministry degree at Faith Seminary.

Dr. Vernon L. Baines has served as pastor of the 102-year-old Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church on Galveston Island, Texas for 15 years.
He currently serves as a conference instructor for WHW Ministries Expository Preaching Conferences held yearly in Los Angeles California and an Instructor/Coordinator for Preaching is My Business, an Expository Preaching Conference teaching men the principles of Expository preaching in a small group setting. Dr. Baines previously served as President of the Minister’s Conference for Lincoln District Missionary Baptist Association of Texas and President of the Baptist Minister’s Association of Garland Texas.

Dr. Vernon L. Baines earned a Bachelor’s degree from Paul Quinn College located in Dallas, Texas and a Master’s degree from Faith Evangelical College & Seminary. Lastly, he has diligently earned a Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Communication/Preaching also from Faith Evangelical College & Seminary located in Tacoma, Washington.

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