New House



If you have ever lived in Japan, you’ll know the houses are not exactly comfortable.

We are excited to move into a new western style house.  Hallelujah!

This house was built by Tokyu Homes.

The Brownsville Revival

The Revival at Brownsville

How can one even begin to describe the move of God that took place at Brownsville Assembly of God in Pensacola, Florida? The revival that began on Father’s Day, June 18, 1995 has truly impacted the world and the Kingdom of God in ways that we will never fully know and understand. Around 4 million people walked through Brownsville’s doors and thousands of lives were saved and re-dedicated to Jesus. Through this move of Holy Spirit, a fresh passion and desire for His Presence and Glory has been placed in the hearts of believers world wide.

During the revival, Brownsville Revival School of Ministry was established to raise up men and women of God who would take the fires of revival to the ends of the earth. They are a major part of the fruit of the revival.

Over the years many scoffers and critics have risen up and spoken against the revival. However with the fruit that has lasted and come forth from this move of God, there can be no objections. God breathed upon Brownsville and the millions who traveled there in a fresh, new way. And because of that the nations will never be the same.

Though things may have changed at Brownsville and people have come and gone, the fact still remains that God wants to move in and through His Church. Brownsville brought forth an awareness of that reality, and for that we will be eternally grateful.

“There Must Be More!”


Timeline of the Revival at Brownsville

Below are highlights of different events surrounding the Revival at Brownsville.


  Praying for Revival
Two-and-one-half years prior to revival, Pastor Kilpatrick responded to God’s prompting to make Brownsville a house of prayer in an even deeper sense. He promptly set aside tradition to designate the Sunday evening service as a prayer service, with members responding in true Brownsville commitment.1

Revival Prophecy of Dr. David Yongii Cho
Dr. David Yonggi Cho, pastor of the Yoido Full Gospel Church, Seoul, Korea, the world’s largest church, conducted a meeting in Seattle, Washington. As he prayed for revival in America, he questioned, “God are you going to send revival to America, or is she destined for judgment?” The Lord instructed him to get a map of America.

He did so, and the Holy Spirit told him to point his finger at the map. As he did, he felt his finger drawn to the Florida panhandle and to the city of Pensacola. “I am going to send revival to the seaside city of Pensacola, and it will spread like a fire until all of America has been consumed by it,” said the Lord to Dr. Cho. Dr. Cho shared his experience with others and the word predictably spread to many of the pastors in the Pensacola area.2

Dick Reuben’s Teaching
In March 1993, Dick Reuben’s week of teaching was said to have helped in getting Brownsville in line for the outpouring. Also during that week, Dick Reuben prophesied about the outpouring over ten times.3


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  Lindell Cooley
In April 1995, Lindell Cooley became the music minister at Brownsville.1

Father’s Day
Holy Spirit falls at Brownsville.

Revival Statistics
As of September 11, 1995, total attendance had passed 160,000, with 70,000 first-time visitors, 6,700 people saved, and hundreds baptized in water.2

Pastor’s Conference
December 1995, Brownsville held their first Pastor’s Conference with about 500 pastors in attendance.


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  Birth of BRSM
January 14, 1997 marked the birth of Brownsville Revival School of Ministry. Dr. Michael Brown was the first President of the school.1

  Revival Statistics
As of March 1998, over 1/2 million had gone to the altars with 128,000 saved.1

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  Steve Hill Moves On
In June 2000, Steve Hill announced he would no longer stay at Brownsville, preaching every revival service. He continued his ministry traveling the globe preaching the Gospel.

Leadership Changes at BRSM
In December 2000, Dr. Michael Brown is released from BRSM as President. Thus FIRE School of Ministry is birthed in Pensacola, Florida.


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  Lightning Fire Burns Brownsville Sanctuary
Due to an electric storm, a portion of the sanctuary at Brownsville was burned. No one was hurt in the fire.1

  Brownsville/FIRE Reconciliation
On January 12, 2003, a joint service is held by the staff, faculty and congregations of Brownsville and FIRE to bless and reconcile with each other.

Pastor Kilpatrick Resigns
On October 19, 2003, Pastor John Kilpatrick resigned from Brownsville Assembly of God as Senior Pastor. He pastored Brownsville for 22 years.1