Rev. Cordell Brown is a Cerebral Palsied Person from birth and is very aware of the problems of the handicapped as well as geriatric people. He is a well-known advocate for the disabled on the national and international scenes and serves as on the Board of Directors at Joni and Friends International as well as the Executive Committee. Rev. Brown founded Echoing Hills Village, Inc. In April 1996, the story of his life, I am What I am by the Grace of God, was published. He is a very effective speaker, and a deeply committed Christian.