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Biography of Pastor Brandon L. Mason

Pastor Brandon L. Mason is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of the Locust Ridge Primitive Baptist Church (EST 1885), Nashville, TN. 

Mason received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Theology from American Baptist College in Nashville, TN. He serves as Professor at Emmanuel Bible College in Nashville, TN. 

Pastor Brandon Mason became the Senior Pastor of the Locust Ridge Primitive Baptist Church in 2011 at the age of 21. Since the commencement of his pastorate, “The Ridge” has experienced explosive growth spiritually & numerically, reaching the Locust Ridge Church to the largest Primitive Baptist Church in the state of Tennessee.

Pastor Brandon Mason has received numerous religious and civic awards for his achievements and contributions to the community and beyond. Those awards include: “Nashville’s 2012 New Pastor of The Year”, “Nashville’s 2014 Pastor of The Year,” both from the Gospel Music City Awards; Franklin’s 2015 Religious Leader of The Year from the African American Heritage Society; and “Nashville’s Black 40 Under 40″. 

Pastor Brandon L. Mason’s charismatic, creative, contemporary, and cutting-edge ministry has launched him to become one of our country’s premier millennial voices.  He is a nationally sought-after Preacher, Revivalist, Lecturer, & Conference Speaker.