Minister Candidates (Alphabetical order by last name) 

Chapel Hill Family,


Below you will find information about the final minister candidates (in alphabetical order by last name) and links to their sermons. The candidates have uploaded one sermon on the topic "Jesus Christ, Shelter in the Time of a Storm: Overcoming Obstacles."


Please click and listen to each sermon selection. If you would like to comment about one or all of the candidates, please do so in the comments section at the bottom of the page. Your comments will be sent to the Elders for consideration as they make a final decision on the next pulpit minister at Chapel Hill. 


Comments must be submitted before January 24th, 2021. 

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Antwan Brown has more than 20 years in ministry. He was mentored and trained by the late Marion Holliday. He speaks at National Lectureship, workshops and conferences. He also co-founded the "We Be Brethren" conference to help with unity in the brotherhood.



- Azalea Drive church of Christ in Charleston, SC, Senior Minister (2017-Present) 

- Barton Avenue church of Christ in New Orleans, LA, Minister (2015-2017)

- Louisa Street church of Christ in New Orleans, LA, Assistant Minister (2011-2015) 



- Attended American Military University, Organizational Law Enforcement Leadership

- Attended Ohio Christian University, Leadership and Ministry 



- Wife Florence of 20 years, daughter Zaire 

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Samuel Hardy has 13 years of preaching experience throughout the greater Los Angeles brotherhood. In 2017, he helped plant the A.V. Church of Christ.His skills include mentoring, team building and development and marriage and family counseling. 



- A.V. Church of Christ in Lancaster, CA, Senior Minister (2017-Present) 

- California City Church of Christ, Assistant Minister (2015-2016)

- Figueroa Church of Christ, Mentor Program (2013-2015)



- Attended Pierce College, Psychology

- Attended California School of Evangelism, Biblical Studies

- Ohio Christian University, Bachelor's Degree Pastoral Leadership

- Currently enrolled at Liberty University, Master of Divinity - Theology



- Wife LaKesha Hardy of 15 years, children Sajoree (14), Zakye (13) and Azaree (7)

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Bruce Johnson has more than 42 years of  experience as a senior and assistant minister. In the 1986, he ordained the first set of Elders at the Dellcrest Church of Christ in San Antonio, Texas. That's also where he established the “Let the Bible Speak” radio and television program. He has experience in preparing long term programs, financial budget and fund raising efforts



- Moreland Avenue Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA, Pulpit Minister (2015-Present) 

- Simpson Street Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA, Assistant Minister (2005-2015)

- Turner Road Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA, Assistant Minister (1996-2005)

- Dellcrest Church of Christ in San Antonio, TX, Pulpit Minister (1987-1991)

- Eastside Church of Christ in Van Alstyne, TX, Pulpit Minister (1980-1986)

- Dellcrest Church of Christ in San Antonio, TX, Assistant Minister (1978 – 1979)

- Mineral Wells Church of Christ in Mineral Wells, TX, Assistant Minister (1977-1978)



- United States Army, Veteran

- Abilene Christian University, BS Degree, ED, Physical Education, History and Health

- Texas A&M University-Commerce, MS Degree, ED, Physical Education/Recreation

- Jacksonville State University, Leadership Certification 



- Wife Sylvia who is motivational speaker and retired City of Atlanta police


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