Dr. Michael Brown is an author, motivational speaker, adjunct professor, and for the past 10 years was the Senior Minister at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, America’s oldest existing Protestant congregation (served for many years by Norman Vincent Peale who wrote the international best seller, The Power Of Positive Thinking). He is the author of numerous books, contributes regularly to The Huffington Post and Thrive Global, has been featured in four ABC-TV specials, one PBS special, and has another scheduled for ABC in 2018. He is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and has also been a guest on MSNBC, Fox News, and NET TV. A frequent speaker on the international radio program Day1, and he has been a featured guest on a variety of network radio and Sirius programs (including shows hosted by Cardinal Timothy Nolan, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Mike Stoller, Rabbi Joe Potasnik, and Laura Smith on “Saturday Café”).
Dr. Brown always designs his message of “practical positivity” to meet the specific needs of the particular audience he addresses, using humor and anecdotes to describe a philosophy of life assured to bring meaning, joy, and hope to those who practice it.
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