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Praise 93.3 & 790 WTSK salutes our Tuscaloosa Pastor of the Week Dr. Joseph Scrivner of the Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church of Tuscaloosa. Pastor Scrivner leads a very community involved church that has assisted the Tuscaloosa community for years and been the flagship church of Stillman College in West Tuscaloosa. He is a powerfully skilled teacher and preacher of the word of God and an activist for many issues.

Rev. Joseph Scrivner, Ph.D., serves as Pastor for Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and as Dean of Chapel at Stillman College. As a preacher, he was inducted into the Morehouse College of Ministers. As a scholar, he has written brief articles on the Bible and co-authored a Hebrew handbook. As a college administrator, he has secured several grants, including one that enabled him to bring nationally renowned preachers to Stillman College, and another recent award from Lilly, Inc., to fund the Stillman College Center for Thriving Congregations. He directs this center with Rev. Thaddeus Steele and Rev. Jermaine Richardson.

As a community member, he serves as a Trustee for the Peoples Loan Program in Tuscaloosa and the Presbyterian Home for Children in Talladega. He earned a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary.

He shares his life with his wonderful wife, Krysten Carter Holloway. He is also the proud father of three amazing adult children: Jessica, Joseph II, and Jocquelyn; and two delightful bonus children: Kennedy and Carter. He is an even prouder grandfather of four incomparable grandchildren: Adrian, Aiden, Lailah, and Jonah. His hobbies include chess, movies, and music.

 

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