Vergil & Family
Lead Pastor

Vergil Brown is the lead pastor for Gresham Bible Church. A native of North Carolina, Vergil was born into a Christian home that modeled the love of Christ with a genuine devotion to Jesus. After moving to the northwest in high school, he fell in love…not only with the region, but eventually with his college sweetheart Kelsey while they attended Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington.

After graduation Vergil married his lovely bride and moved to Portland to further his studies. While in seminary an opportunity arose for Vergil to plant a church in Gresham, OR. On April 8, 2007, after many months of prayerful consideration, Gresham Bible Church was launched.

Vergil and Kelsey have four children: Olive, Lincoln, CoCo and Georgia.

Vergil is passionate about evangelism, preaching, and shepherding the Lord’s church. He considers it a high honor and an extraordinary privilege to pastor and be a member of GBC.