About Me

Brent Simpson

Pastor, Author, Apologist, Evangelist

Brent Simpson has been in ministry since 1998 and is currently the Lead Pastor of ARISE Church. ARISE is a multi-campus, rapidly growing, and vibrant church located in the Brandon Florida area that serves to help people experience God. Brent serves as the Presbyter for Section 10 of the Penn Florida District of the Assemblies of God, oversee’s ARISE School of Ministry, Dad’s Coaching, Inc., Elsa’s House of Hope (orphanage) and serves on multiple ministry boards and committees. Brent also serves as a church consultant specializing in the revitalization of stagnant and/or declining churches.
He has ministered as a youth pastor, music pastor, senior pastor, evangelist, apologist, teacher and musician. He has been a key speaker at conferences, conventions, rally’s, revivals and the like. He has ministered in over thirty countries and well over 100 churches. He is the author of Where’s the Beef? Reclaiming the Power of God in your Life and Ministry , The Man’s Manifesto: Rediscovering the Man within the Male, the TRUTH Apologetic curriculum and several other books and curriculums. Pastor Brent & his wife Ada are passionate about leading people to Jesus, and consistently see healings, deliverance and other miraculous signs in their meetings.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Apologetics, a Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership, and is currently working toward a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership.
He has three children, and has been married to his wife Ada since 2000.
“Brent Simpson is a young, cutting edge, mighty man of God whose ministry consistently demonstrates the power of God.” – David A. Garcia, Pastor of Grace World Outreach Church

“With the passion and conviction of a man whose life has been transformed by his relationship with Jesus Christ, Pastor Brent Simpson communicates the Word of God with fire and fervor. The gift of his communication style is his ability to inspire the 21st century church to trust in the God of the 1st century church, thereby experiencing the power of Pentecost in every area of our daily lives.” – Tina Blount, Speaker, Author and Pastor

“Brent Simpson has always conducted himself with integrity. He is the type of man who will stand for what he believes in even when it means facing adversity. I consider Brent a true friend, a man of God and someone I look up to!” – Larry Skiles, (Florida District youth director of the Pentecostal Church of God)

“I do not give recommendations such as the one I am making, but I highly recommend this young man.” – Rev Jim Rodriguez (Pastor, Warwick Assembly of God, Virginia)