Scott Wesley Brown
Scott Wesley Brown (born June 4, 1952, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American CCM singer and songwriter. Brown recorded for Sparrow Records for much of his career, recording 24 albums; his songs have been covered by Petra, Pat Boone, Bruce Carroll, Sandi Patty, Amy Grant, and Opera Star Plácido Domingo. Brown has also worked with organizations such as Promise Keepers and Campus Crusade for Christ, and was a worship pastor in San Diego. He toured extensively internationally to over 50 countries. Before recording songs and touring with dozens of artists, he met a young, unfamiliar artist, Steve Camp, fresh out of high school, who would also sing backup while playing acoustic guitar with Brown on "I'm Not Religious, I Love the Lord", just the year before going on his own, where he had a successful solo career. Scott Wesley Brown has worked closely with the US. Center for World Mission, ACMC (Advancing Churches in Missions Commitment) and teaches many worship and mission seminars in addition to maintaining an active concert schedule. Scott presently lives and serves as the Pastor of SONSHIP Community Church in North County San Diego. He received his ordination from the Southern Baptist convention in 1998 yet has continued his seminary education through Phoenix and Westminster Seminaries. In the early part of this decade Brown teamed up with Billy Smiley of the popular Christian rock band Whiteheart to produce a series of albums of contemporary hymn arrangements. Hymns, The Old Made New was released in 2006. Scott's latest CD is Songs from the Valley released in 2011.