“I don't know Rev. Abe Brown at all nor have I had the pleasure of meeting him. I've only come to know of him by accident, if you will. I work for the Federal Government and I sometimes browse Government websites to see what new laws are being passed or being debated. I noticed that on August 10th, 2012 the President signed into law a bill to have the Hillsboro Tampa Bay Post Office named after this Reverend Abraham Brown. I became curious and wondered what would make someone pass a bill...
“Mr. Abe Brown, served me when I was an inmate in FCI, Lowell Florida. I enjoyed many of his teachings. Abe had a way with words and for that time I thought he was hip. Rest on Brother Abe I believe God is pleased.
“I will forever be thankful to GOD for ALL the titles and gifts HE gave to Abraham Brown. I am grateful to his family for having shared their husband, and father. Also thankful to the community of brotherhood who came to know him, and celebrate the causes he represented. May his legacy live long, and prosper.
“I WILL ALWAYS BE THANKFUL FOR HIS LOVE
“Abe was a great leader, and one of the best preachers I ever heard. He was an inspiration to all in the Tampa community, and will be greatly missed.
“EDUCATOR / COACH" LEAD BY EXAMPLE"- THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE,HE A GOD SEND MADE IT SHINE__A GREAT FAMILY MAN__
GRATITUDE FROM :JOHN ASHE & FAMILY( MIAMI LAKES, FL )
“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
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TAMPA - The Rev. Abe Brown, an iconic figure in Tampa for his decades as a teacher, pastor and civil rights leader, died today. He was 83. Perhaps best known for his work with the prison ministry bearing his name, Brown retired in 2007 as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of College Hill,...Read More