Timothy E. Brown


When asked to describe his ministry, Bishop Brown responds that he desires to be an encourager. Indeed, he is a positive and inspirational motivator that carries the love of people close to his heart. Leading with a visionary mindset is a lifelong model for Bishop Brown. His philosophy of ministry is to “Give more than he takes.” He is a pastor at heart and leads with intentionality.
At the 2018 General Assembly, Bishop Brown was assigned to serve as the Administrative Bishop to the Florida-Tampa State Executive Offices.  At the 2022 General Assembly, he was voted on and currently serves on the International Executive  Council  of 18. He has also served as the Administrative Bishop for Texas (2016-2018), Missouri (2012-2016), and Rocky Mountain Region (2006-2012). In addition, he served in the Alabama State Executive Offices as State Ministries Coordinator (2002-2006). Bishop Brown served 20+ years in pastoral ministry in Alabama and Tennessee.
Bishop Brown presently serves as the Board Chairman for the Heart of Florida Youth Ranch. Previously, he has served as the Chairman for the International Discipleship Board, and as a member of the Church of God Publications Board. While pastoring in Tennessee, he served on the State Council and the Youth and Discipleship Board. Additionally, he served on the State Council in Alabama. Furthermore, has served as the Volunteer Trainer for Chaplains for Jefferson County, AL. Moreover, he served as a Chaplain for Knox County, TN, the City of Knoxville, and a Chaplain for the State Highway Patrol in Colorado. Bishop Brown attended West Coast Bible College, Lee University and the Church of God Theological Seminary. Bishop Brown and Rhonda, his wife, have two sons: Brock, and Brandon (Angel), and one grandson, Rhys.

Caleb L. Crooms


Bishop Caleb Crooms is a native of Cleveland, Tn.  Being 5th generation Church of God, he grew spiritually under the ministry of the North Cleveland Church of God and graduated from Lee University in 2004.  It is there that he met his wife and partner in ministry, Hanah.  They were married in 2004 and have 2 beautiful, talented children – Micah (daughter) and Asher (son).  Caleb entered full-time ministry at age 24, serving 5 years in Arizona as Associate Pastor & Lead Pastor of Life Church at South Mountain in Phoenix, AZ (2005-2010).  From there he went to Millbrook, AL to serve as Worship / Discipleship / Media Pastor for the next 2 years (2010-2012).  While in AL, he became an Ordained Bishop at age 30 and also received his Master’s Degree in Discipleship Ministries from Liberty University (2012).
In 2012, Caleb was appointed to State Youth & Discipleship Director ministry for the Church of God.  He served the North Central Region (Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota) from 2012 – 2014. In addition to his Director role, he also pastored the Prairie View Church of God in Beulah, ND.  Caleb’s next appointment was to the state of Texas, where he served from 2014 – 2018 as the State Youth & Discipleship Director.  In Aug 2018, Caleb began his 3rd State Youth & Discipleship appointment in Florida. The Crooms family are very excited to be serving in this role!
Hanah, while being a vital part of Caleb’s ministry, has an Exhorters License in the Church of God and ministers effectively in her anointed singing, testimony and worship ministry.  Caleb & Hanah’s passion is to see this up-and-coming generation come to know Christ and dedicate their lives to His plan and purpose for them.

Randy Morris


Bishop Randy Morris is a follower of Jesus Christ.  He came to the Lord when he was a child and began ministering with his family, “The Singing Morris Family”, through his teenage years.
He and the love of his life, Peggy, have been married for over 42 years, having met in the 7th grade at what is now called, Restoration Church in Jacksonville, where they ended up serving in ministry as the Worship/Associate Pastors from 1980-1985.
They are the proud parents of two wonderful sons, Wes and Chris, and their two daughters-in-love, Jen and Lauren, as well as the beaming “Grandy” and “Gigi” of the fab-four of grandchildren, Caden, Ben, Aoife and Eoin!
Randy, along with Peggy, served as Lead Pastor of Gulf Coast Church in Clearwater/Largo for 37 1/2 years from 1985-2022.
Randy and Peggy endeavor to love God and love people and as lifelong worshipers and encouragers in Christ, their prayer is that they can continue to impact people for the Kingdom of God!

Thomas Odom


Bishop Thomas Odom was appointed as the CGACS Executive Director in November 2017. He is a graduate of Lee University and is an Ordained Bishop with Church of God (Cleveland, TN). He is closely connected to private Christian education through his role as Superintendent of Schools for Light Christian Academy and Lil’ Lights Preschool. The academy and preschool are both ministries of Ocoee Church of God, where Bishop Odom served as Lead Pastor  for more than 15 years before moving into state administrative work for the denomination. He and his wife, Wendy, have been married for more than 25 years and have three adult children: Cherith (Colten), Titus (Michaelyn), and Meariah; and one grandson: Trace.


Kevin Mace


Bishop Kevin Mace is a passionate follower of Christ and has a heart for restoration, both spiritually and physically. Spiritually, helping people to become restored to intended relationship with the Father and physically, restoring buildings and things into new purpose and function. Kevin finds great joy in fixing things and helping others.
Called into ministry at a young age, Kevin accepted his first full time ministry role at the age of 22. He has served as a youth pastor, associate pastor, and founder of a non-profit, serving the homeless in the inner city. Aside from ministry, Kevin has also been a successful entrepreneur, owning and operating a home repair business for over ten years.  Kevin is an ordained bishop in the Church of God and has a bachelor’s degree from Lee University with study emphasis in ministry and business. Currently, Kevin serves as the Director of the Lake Wimauma Convention Center and Church of God campground. He is following his father, the late Jerry Mace in this role.
Kevin hales from North Carolina. It was there he met his high school sweetheart Joyce, to whom he has been married to for over twenty years. They have two beautiful and talented children, Titus and Isabelle. Joyce is tri-lingual, has a bachelor’s degree in French and holds an exhorter's license in the Church of God. Kevin and Joyce love spending time with their children and serving in ministry together.

Rhonda Brown


Rhonda was born and raised in Northern Ohio and met and married her husband, Timothy E. Brown, in her home state. Rhonda Brown and Bishop Brown have been in full-time ministry since they married. Early on, they served in evangelism and the next 20+ years they served in pastoral ministry in Alabama and Tennessee. They have served the Church of God as State Administrative Bishop and Women’s Ministries Director, respectively, in the Rocky Mountain Region (2006-2012), Missouri (2012-2016), Texas (2016-2018) and were appointed to Florida-Tampa State Executive Offices at the 2018 General Assembly.
Rhonda has a love for Women’s Ministries and desires to see women find their purpose, significance and true identity in Christ. She has a true passion to foster an atmosphere of connection, discipleship and spiritual encouragement. She lives life with transparency and a sense of humor. Rhonda speaks at state conferences, retreats, and local churches. She holds a Master’s Degree in Community/Agency Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Currently, Rhonda serves on the Care Division Board, Board of Directors for Peniel Residential Treatment Center, and the Heart of Florida Youth Ranch.
Bishop Brown and Rhonda are the proud parents of two sons: Brock, father of their only grandson, Rhys; and, Brandon, married to Angel.

Hanah Jo Crooms


Hanah Jo Crooms, a native of Michigan, is the wife of Bishop Caleb Crooms. They have two children, Micah and Asher. Hanah & Caleb met while attending Lee University in Cleveland, TN. They married shortly after in 2004 and began their pastoral ministry together—serving in Arizona, Alabama, North Dakota. They have also served the Church of God as Youth & Discipleship Directors in the North Central Region (ND, SD, MT 2012-2014) and Texas (2014-2018) before being appointed to Florida as Youth & Discipleship Directors in August 2018.
Not only has Hanah partnered with Caleb in his ministry, she also has an incredible testimony of God’s grace and an anointed singing ministry of her own. Nearly losing her life in an automobile accident at the age of 15, Hanah knows God spared her life to share His grace and mercy. Her gift to the church is her powerful and anointed voice which leads people into the presence of God.
Worship is her passion and seeing a generation come to know Christ is her purpose.  Also, serving as Girls Ministries Coordinator for the Florida Church of God State Executive Office provides opportunity for Hanah to encourage a generation that God’s plan is always best.

Peggy Morris


Peggy Morris is a life-long learner and follower of Christ, and it’s her joy to introduce others to her Lord. In her early teens, Peggy felt a call to ministry, but prayed, “God, I’ll go anywhere you want me to go, but will you please let me go there with Randy Morris?”  And God answered her prayer as they were wed in 1980. Randy, with his bride by his side, recently resigned the lead pastorate at Gulf Coast Church in Largo after 37 ½ years of ministry, and has taken on the responsibility of State Ministries Coordinator for the Church of God in Florida. Peggy is a gifted writer, speaker, wife, Mom and Gigi. Her uplifting words have been published in many Guidepost devotionals, in books such as, “The Heart of a Mother”, “Whispering In God’s Ear”, “Chicken Soup for the Chocolate Lover’s Soul” and many more. With her gift of encouragement, Peggy’s written hundreds of greeting cards for DaySpring, Blue Mountain Arts Greeting Cards along with “Happiness Hints” for Woman’s World Magazine. She even designed her own line of cards for Pastors with Pathway Press entitled, “Shepherd’s Pen”. Having been a pastor’s wife for almost four decades, Peggy’s now looking forward to lovingly encouraging pastor’s wives to keep pursuing their God-given dreams as they walk in His call and purpose for their lives.

Dr. John Sweet


Dr. John Sweet serves as Executive Director of Heart of Florida Youth Ranch and as a field consultant to orphanages and children’s ministries for Church of God World Missions.. His experience working with troubled children and the caregiving parents provides a unique perspective of experience and competence for parental training and counsel.
Sweet is the author of several books and pamphlets. Sweet brings to a wide array of experience and a passion for caring for hurting children and those who care for them. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tenn., where his graduate project focused on care ministry for the 21st century.
Sweet has served as a pastor, foster parent, law enforcement chaplain, crisis intervention specialist with children and families, and has taught courses in the sociology department of Lee University. He serves as a consultant and advisor to Serving Orphans Worldwide and Haven of Hope International. He is a board member for People for Care and Learning, a humanitarian agency working primarily in Southeast Asia.