The Visionary, Elder, Pastor and Founder of New Hope Christian Ministries, is a man called and anointed by God to bring the gospel message to the world. Preaching the message of God’s love and Man’s need to be delivered from the power of sin has been his focus.
It was by Divine appointment that he followed in the footsteps of his parents, Overseer Moses Brooks and Pastor Aretha Brooks, who guided Pastor Brooks in the faith when he acknowledged his call into ministry.
Pastor Brooks is a dynamic man of vision, leadership, integrity and compassion and articulates a strong statement that offers the only real choice to the problems of the day – salvation through Jesus Christ. His ministry uniquely promotes reconciliation and redemption, which crosses denominational and social lines. His God given anointing to preach and teach the people the love of Christ; penetrating the hardest of hearts, captivating the attention of the restless and convincing the confused that God is able to save anybody.
By way of his ministry, people are discovering their destinies through Jesus Christ. This humble servant is advancing the Kingdom of God in a whole new way and redefining church as we see it today.
Pastor Joseph Brooks and his wife Shirley have been married for more than 38 years and have been blessed and are the proud parents of three children: Jay, Steven and Sidney. They are also grandparents. This couple has also served as surrogate parents for many other children in the church and community.
Pastor Brooks has served in many capacities such as Minister of Music, Sunday School Superintendent, Men’s Coordinator, Worship Leader, and other positions as he was called.
A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Pastor Joseph Brooks received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Fredericksburg Bible Institute, Fredericksburg, Virginia and is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camilla, Georgia.