Through the lens and careful research by Rev. Ervin, the Faith Journey of Bishop E. Lynn Brown will keep; you on the edge of your seat with a powerful story that traces the “mean beginnings” of the Bishop’s life that evolved during his many experiences in the community of Spring Creek, Madison County, Tennessee.
Your journey begins in 1936 during the Great Depression; through a time and memories of an America struggling within a system of racial separation—hardships from the vestiges of enslavement and a current system of sharecropping. This journey allows an intimate look at the life of Tennessee farmers, including Bishop Brown’s father as he made his successful escape from the bondage and hardships of farm labor.
Above all, you may find yourself applauding the tenacity and wisdom of Bishop Brown as he successfully overcame his many barriers, and thankful for the forces responsible for his successful, including: 1) his family, 2) the contributions of the communities, and 3) the liberation and the spirit of his predecessors.