D. Brown presently serves as proud Senior Pastor of the Faith United Baptist Church, aka "The
Faith House" of O'Fallon, Illinois. Pastor WDB has been an advocate for youth since his childhood as he began Preaching
the Gospel at the tender age of 12. After spending his teen years as a traveling Youth Evangelist, soloist, clinician and
pro-youth program provider, Pastor Brown expanded his energy and efforts in the founding of the East St. Louis Save Our City
Crusade, affectionately known across the land for ministry in Music and theatre as "S.O.C.C." As the S.O.C.C. era
ended, he was called to serve as Senior Pastor of the Faith House (F.U.B.C.). At the completion of his first 7 years as Senior
Pastor, he was chosen by NIGMA as "one of the TOP 12 Pastor's of Excellence in America. His magnetic Ministry remains
multi-dimensional and expands with music and theatrical outreach outlets in ministering to the masses. He is the CEO/Founder
and Writer-Director-Producer of WDB Professional Theatrical Touring Company (WDB), and Host/Producer of W.D.B. TEEN TALK TELEVISION.
one of the hottest Teen Talk television shows in the Midwest. As Writer-Director-Producer of WDB Professional Theatrical Touring
Company, his FIRST theatrical creation, "IT TAKES MORE THAN JUST SAYING NO!," garnered the prestigious Midwestern
Gospel Announcer's Guild of the Gospel Music Workshop of America "Gospel Music Stage Play of the Year Award." Pastor
WDB has written 6 additional national award winning "Hit" Gospel Stage Plays which have toured over 90 cities throughout
America and counting while having performed before an audience of more than a quarter of million viewers. Pastor Brown is
also the Founder and Senior Facilitator and Creator of the Pastor Willie D. Brown's Pre-Teen & Teen Etiquette Excellence
Conference (EEC), which prepares and provides inner city youth extensive training on everything needed to excel, exceed and
maximize their potential as productive and prepared young ladies and young men. Some of his other pro-youth and young adult
initiative programs include: Boys 2 Men (B2M), Crunk for Christ (CFC) Youth Explosion, Gospel Apollo, Rapp'n with the Rev,
and YOUTH QUAKE. In addition to his Senior Pastoral responsibilities which are his first priority and pure passion, he receives
countless requests from abroad to serve as a Pre-Teen/Teen Youth Quake facilitator, conferences for Singles, Men, Adults,
mentoring and television, radio and magazine appearances. He has served as the Religious Programming Director for W.E.S.L.
TV-10, Host/Producer, the "hottest" Teen Talk show in the Midwest Charter Communications Cable market which encompasses
a half million viewers weekly, WDB TEEN TALK TELEVISION, sponsored by the United Way, and served as the Host/Producer of the
"original" "Brothers, Let's Talk About It!" a "live" call in talk show for mentoring and molding
Pastor WDB has been blessed to filmed commercials with Gospel Industry
Icons Minister Kirk Franklin, Ricky Dillard, Mary -Mary, Comedian Rickey Smiley, Stellar award winner and Stellar award winners,
Byron Cage, Pastor John P. Kee and Dr. Rance Allen.
Preaching since the tender
age of 12, Pastor Brown has always sown heavily into the fabric and fiber of youth and young adults. His rock solid commitment
has made him one of the top young role models in America. At the tender age of 24, he founded the East St. Louis Save Our
City Crusade (S.O.C.C.), whereas he breathed life and hope into over 1000 inner city youth, from the heart of the hood and
heat of the streets, by providing opportunities which led to positive national exposure for their theatrical and musical excellence.
The SOCC project produced zero pregnancies, zero tolerance for drug use among peers, and countless college graduations, vocational
credentials, as well as local and national stage and musical opportunities. This made a contribution to correcting the stereotypical
labeling which previously existed as the defining statistic of one of America's most impoverished communities.
As a result of numerous positive programs provided for nearly three decades, numerous awards at
the local, state and national level have been received. Just to name a few: Hardee's Hometown Hero Award, Chicago-Illinois
Think Tank Academy "Special Hero" Citation, Gateway East Metropolitan Ministry Media Center "Rev. Dr. Martin
Luther King Drum Major for Youth Award", 2013 Omega Psi Phi "Citizen of the Year" Award, Air Force Finalist
for the NAACP's Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award, Mayor Gordon D. Bush "Unprecedented Service to Youth Proclamation",
United States "Presidential Salute for Youth" Award, KOOL "National Achiever" Award, Black Male Role Models
of Greater St. Louis, Belleville News Democrat "Bright Spot" Award, Southern District I.A.C.W. "Youth Involvement"
Award, MAGIC 108 "Outstanding Role Model" Award, MIX 97.1 "Mark of Excellence" Award, "1998 Gospel
Stage Playwright of the Year" award among countless others. He has frequently been featured locally as well as nationally
on television, radio and in various print media.
In addition to his personal
acting/vocal performances in his own creative theatrical masterpieces, Pastor Brown has also appeared in the nationally renown
Gospel Stage Play, "Lord, Why Do I Keep Choosing The Wrong Man?" as "Deacon" and recently shared the stage
with David and Tamela Mann from Tyler Perry's "Hit" Gospel stage play, "The Browns". He has also appeared
in commercials for the "Gordman's and Half Price Stores" retail chain.
Pastor WDB has served as a Civil Servant for the Department of Defense for 29 years and continues to serve presently at Scott
Air Force Base as an EEO Counselor/Mediator/Investigator. He is also a certified DEOMI graduate for EO assignments and tasking