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 exists 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, Elsa’s House of Hope (orphanage) and serves on multiple ministry boards and committees.
Brent is known as a church leader with a specialization as a futurist, cultural anthropologist, and apologist. He serves as a church and business consultant working with organizations seeking to take their next steps in their growth journey.
Brent has ministered in hundreds of churches in over 60 countries around the world. 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.
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 of Strategic Leadership. He has three children, and has been married to his wife Ada since 2000.Sermons