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whatever you did for one of

the least of these

you did for me

Matthew 25:40

The least of these


Give a man a fish and feed him for a day.

Teach a man to fish

and feed him for a lifetime.

Teach a man to fish

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Abe Brown Ministries compassionately demonstrates the love of Jesus Christ by helping offenders and ex-offenders, as well as their families, achieve productive and fulfilling lives. We provide comprehensive services to help members of our community establish an intimate relationship with Christ, as well as offer support in acquiring life-skills and preparing for gainful employment. The end result is productive citizens within our communities, which ultimately improves the quality of life for all.

Rev. Brown believed in making a difference in the lives of others by taking action. His motto to create change – “It’s your move.”

Matthew 4:19, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."


Ready4Work is a nationally-recognized program within Abe Brown Ministries that provides ex-offenders with the skills and support necessary to re-enter the community workforce as productive and responsible citizens...

I Want to Give

You can assist Abe Brown Ministries in its outreach efforts to evangelize, counsel and restore children and families that are broken as a result of incarceration...

News & Media

Abe Brown Ministries has been featured in numerous local and national news stories. Read about the Ministry’s impact throughout the years...

Live the Brown Legacy

Learn more about the life and legacy of Ministry founder, Rev. Abe Brown, who continues to inspire countless people throughout the Tampa Bay Area...

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Change is Coming to Abe Brown Way!

on 06-Dec-2018 by Abe Brown Ministries

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) through Abe Brown Ministries is a 12-month program established to provide the ex-offender with a safe residence, afford him the opportunity to attain employment, assist him in re-acclimating to society, and disciple him to be accountable and productive in mainstream living. For more information about this program, CLICK HERE and experience transformation happening on Abe Brown Way!

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, delivered a profound message on the evolution of juvenile sentencing and racial injustice at Abe Brown Ministries' 33rd Annual Ministry Celebration.

on 07-Nov-2017 by Abe Brown Ministries

Freed from prison, Floyd LaFountain discovers a world he last knew as a teen with the help of Abe Brown Ministries

on 25-Jul-2017 by Abe Brown Ministries

Unveiling of the bronze bust of Rev. Brown at the Rev. Abe Brown Post Office in Tampa, Florida (11.22.16)

on 28-Nov-2016 by Abe Brown Ministries

Coping with life when mom is behind bars by Emerald Morrow (WTSP-TV)

on 21-Nov-2017 by Abe Brown Ministries

D. Bryant - Is anything too hard for God?

on 18-Nov-2015 by Abe Brown Ministries

R. Manning - Parents Doing Time, Children Left Behind

on 20-Nov-2015 by Abe Brown Ministries

The Hope to Dream Again

on 18-Nov-2015 by Abe Brown Ministries

The Brown Memorial Video

on 02-May-2012 by Abe Brown Ministries

Experiencing a Crusade

on 04-May-2011 by Abe Brown Ministries

Tony Dungy's Visit - Hardee Correctional Institution, Bowling Green, Florida

on 03-May-2011 by Abe Brown Ministries

Fishing for a Lifetime

on 04-May-2011 by Abe Brown Ministries

Tony Dungy NFL Interview

on 18-Oct-2010 by Abe Brown Ministries

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