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Christi O. Brown

Pastoral associate for young adults

Christi O. Brown is a pastoral associate at First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg, S.C. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). From 2008 to 2011, she served as a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity focusing on constituent development and thematic programs, including training for adaptive leadership and judicatory networking. An industrial engineer, Brown is a graduate of Wofford College, Clemson University and Princeton Theological Seminary.

Scars of hope

Everyone has scars and scar stories that are reminders of our wounds. But the scars of Christ are scars of hope, signs that God is with us through all things, says Christi O. Brown.

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