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Dr. Brian D. Prucey

Brian D. Prucey entered the United States Air Force after graduating with honors from Howland High School, Warren, Ohio, in 1977.  He honorably retired as a Senior Master Sergeant in 1998 after nearly 22 years of service.  His duty stations included Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, South Carolina (1977-1979), Royal Air Force Base Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (1979-1983), England Air Force Base, Alexandria, Louisiana (1983-1992), and Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier City, Louisiana (1992-1998). 
In September 1990, he deployed for seven months to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  In June 1998, he redeployed for four months to Kuwait in support of Operation Southern Watch.

Brian’s military decorations include:
Meritorious Service Medal (2 oak leaf clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal (2 oak leaf clusters)
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with Valor device and four oak leaf clusters)
Air Force Good Conduct Medal (6 oak leaf clusters)
National Defense Medal
Southwestern Asia Service Medal (2 bronze campaign stars)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Air Force Short Tour Ribbon
Air Force Long Tour Ribbon
Air Force Longevity Ribbon (4 oak leaf clusters)
Air Force Professional Military Education Ribbon (2 oak leaf clusters)
Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
Brian graduated first in his class (Summa Cum Laude) from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in May 1989 with a Bachelor of General Studies degree with an emphasis in Business Administration.  While at NSU, he was inducted into the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  He received his Master of Divinity Degree with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2000.  While at SWBTS Brian was inducted into the National Honor Society of Theta Alpha Kappa for Religious/Theological Studies.   Brian completed his Master of Business Administration with Almeda University in 2007. He earned his Doctor of Ministry Degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana, graduating in May 2008.
Brian currently serves as the senior pastor of Elm Grove Baptist Church, Bossier City, Louisiana  He is also financial comptroller for the Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association, Shreveport, Louisiana, and provides a variety of strategy consulting services to the association.

Brian has previously served as interim pastor for Grace Baptist Fellowship, Bossier City, Louisiana (2007-2009), interim pastor for North Keithville Baptist Church, Keithville, Louisiana (2006-2007), interim pastor of Elm Grove Baptist Church, Bossier City, Louisiana (Mar-Aug 2006), senior pastor of Red River Baptist Church, Benton, Louisiana (2002-2005), senior pastor of Linwood Baptist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana (1995-2002), and senior pastor Amiable Baptist Church, Glenmora, Louisiana (1988-1992).

Brian has served in various leadership positions with the Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association including: Financial Administration, Church Development Team Leader, Leadership Development Team Leader, Multi-housing Ministry Development, Associational Clerk, Associational Parliamentarian, and Administrative Council member. He also has served as the administrative director of the Meadowview Mission Center in Bossier City (2006-2008).

Brian also uses his administrative and accounting skills to assist area churches and clergy through is his business Symboúlós© Church Consultants.

Brian is the founder of FISHING Evangelism Ministries, LLC and the author of the book FISHING Evangelism Growth Strategy.

He is married to the former Carole Anne Padgett of Sumter, South Carolina. They make their home in Benton, Louisiana.



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November 23, 2009

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