Dr. Brown has worn a variety of hats throughout his professional career, including speaker, writer, professor and pastor. For a decade, he served as a successor to Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (author of The Power of Positive Thinking) as Senior Minister at Marble Collegiate Church on 5th Ave. in New York City.
He is the author of numerous books (and contributing author to several others), including the upcoming volumes The Love Principle and 101 Ways To Love The Life You Live.
Dr. Brown has taught at Wake Forest University, New Brunswick Theological School and High Point University. He currently serves as a Trustee at High Point and is an adjunct professor and academic mentor to doctoral students at New Brunswick.
He has hosted four ABC specials, one NBC special, one PBS fund-raiser, and has made guest appearances on numerous national podcasts, radio, and TV programs.
During his years in New York City, Dr. Brown had a weekly television program that appeared in the tri-state area and was viewed each week by people in 167 countries via live-streaming. In March 2020, he appeared in the PBS special, 5 Steps to a Loving and Purposeful Life.
In 2018, Dr. Brown received The Norman Vincent Peale Award for Positive Thinking from the Peale Foundation. He also serves as a member of Jeffrey Hayzlett’s C-Suite Thought Council.
He does motivational speaking in a wide variety of venues including corporate and institutional settings, civic organizations, university and college campuses, correctional facilities (including, e.g., Sing Sing Prison in NY) and numerous Chautauqua campuses.
There are three essential requirements for happiness in life. Without them, one may acquire possessions, status, influence and authority but will not find happiness. In this presentation, Dr. Brown leads his audience on a journey of discovery, exploring the three simple but non-negotiable factors if your desire is to become happy.
If you are not satisfied with your life as it is, you have the power to change that. It begins internally with your perspective, attitudes and worldview. In this presentation, Dr. Brown examines mind-mapping and helpful, intriguing information from the world of neuroscience, confirming the exciting truth that you are not forever confined to things as they are nor to yourself as you are. You can “Think Your Way to a Brand New You.”
A wide variety of opportunities and challenges confront us during all of life’s four primary age classifications. In this program, Dr. Brown explores with his audience what to expect in each and how to create an exciting, rewarding and successful life at whatever stage you are along the journey.
Psychologists tell us that the primary need of humans is to find a sense of meaning (purpose, raison d’etre). There are four indispensable and proven ways to do that. In this presentation, Dr. Brown walks his listeners through the four avenues to a meaningful life.
- Dr. Michael Brown
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Your journey toward long-lasting happiness begins here. In just ten steps, Dr. Michael B. Brown provides a clear path through a discipline of daily loving that will lead you to purpose and joy in life. Follow these steps to bring meaning to your home, romantic relationships, workplace, personal friendships, and your own sense of self.
On Sunday morning wherever you worship, the odds are strong that you occupy a pew with other members of your own congregation who disagree with you about subjects varying from the Virgin Birth to the sacraments to whether or not the Bible is the literal or the inspired, poetic word of God. In one’s own house of faith, people are seldom of a single mind