Meet The Pastors

Apostle Dr. James Brewton & Pastor Margie Brewton




Dr. James Brewton

Dr. James Brewton has been a minister of the Gospel of the Kingdom for 30 years. He is an ordained Apostle, Bishop, Statesman, and Ambassador of Goodwill. He is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Community Empowerment Ministries, Inc., located in Allendale, South Carolina. He is also Senior Pastor of Community Empowerment Family Worship Ministry, Inc., located in Claxton, Georgia; and, he is the Founder and President of The Identity Institute School of Ministry.


Dr. Brewton’s apostolic covering and spiritual father is Dr. Gordon E. Bradshaw, President of The Demonstration Nation Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Brewton is the Goodwill Ambassador for The Demonstration Nation, a member of the SCOPEVision Prophetic Team, and a team leader of the Tactical Application Commission team (TAC).


Dr. Brewton is a past member of KCIA (Kingdom Congressional International Alliance), where he served as a member of the Board of Directors, Vice President of Intercession & Prophetic Ministry, Team Leader for The Executive Strategic Intercession Team, and Team Leader for the KCIA Board of Directors Intercession Team.


Dr. Brewton is an Ambassador for the Golden Rule Alumni, recognized by the United Nations. He is the recipient of an Advanced Diploma in Governmental Studies in Spirituality and Societies, and is an apostolic advisor and Intercessor to several leaders, organizations and corporations, locally, nationally and internationally.


Dr. Brewton is co-founder of the Allendale County Transformers (ACT), a collaboration of personnel representing every segment of community life, whose mandate is to transform the current mindsets and environments from poverty and complacency to one of activity, achievement, growth, and success. He has served as Chaplin for the Allendale County (S.C.) Sheriff’s Department and Advisor to the Sheriff’s Task Force on Gang Violence. Currently he is the Policy Council Representative for the Allendale County branch of OCAB Head Start Program.

Dr. Brewton holds a bachelors degree in History and a Masters degree in Public Management from Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida. The Doctor of Divinity degree was conferred upon him in 2013 by Hope Bible Institute and Seminary, South Bend, Indiana.

Dr. Brewton is the host of a weekly YouTube podcast called Kingdom Compliance with Dr. James Brewton. He is the author of four books: “A Slave of Circumstance” – 2005; “Back Porch Meditations, Holy Spirit Revelations” – 2012; “From Footmen to Horsemen: The Rise of Commissioned, Kingdom-Level Leaders” – 2016; and, “All Kingdom All The Time: How to Stay Tuned-In to the Frequency of Heaven” - 2022. He and his wife Margie, and daughter Nevaeh, reside in Allendale, South Carolina.





Margie Brewton

Pastor Margie Brewton is Director of the Excellence with Caring Ministry, an outreach component of Community Empowerment Ministries, Inc., Allendale, South Carolina. She also serves as Associate Pastor of Community Empowerment Family Worship Ministry, Inc. located in Claxton, Georgia. She is the daughter of Bishop Bennie Bacon, Sr. and the late Eva Mae Bacon of Tattnall County Georgia. She attended Tattnall County Public Schools and Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia, Georgia, where she completed requirements for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. 

She was married Minister James Brewton in April of 1996, and has faithfully supported her husband's call to full-time ministry since June 1998. She acquired her Evangelist License in September 1998. Heeding God call to start their own ministry, Pastor Margie accompanied her husband and two children to Allendale, SC.

Once there, she enrolled at Denmark Technical College and received an A.A. degree in Human Services in 2005. She received certification as a C.N.A (Certified Nursing Assistant) from Allendale Adult Learning Center. Pastor Margie earned a B.S. Degree in Social Work from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC in December 2006. In 2008, she earned a Masters Degree in Human Services from Liberty University, Lynchburg Virginia; her specialization is Marriage and FamilyTherapy.

The mantle of the Prophet was conferred upon Pastor Margie in the Dutch Island of St. Maarten by Apostle Dr. Gordon E. Bradshaw in July 2016. Pastor Margie has ministered internationally, and travels with Dr. Brewton fulfilling their mandate to empower people through revelation knowledge of the Word of God.

In January of 2017, she was ordained as Associate Pastor of Community Empowerment Family Worship Ministry; and in 2018 she was promoted to Dean of the Identity Institute School of Ministry, located in Claxton, GA.

Pastor Margie & Dr. James Brewton, along with their daughter Nevaeh, reside in Allendale, SC.




Ministry Covering: Governing Apostle

Dr. Gordon E. Bradshaw


Dr. Gordon E. Bradshaw is the Founder/President of Global Effect Movers & Shakers (GEMS) Network (The Seven Mountain Sentinels!) and the 3M Project Global Initiative... Merging Ministries, Marketplace and Municipalities for Community Transformation. Serving God for 43 years, with 26 of them as an apostle, he has made a wide variety of contributions to the kingdom and the community. His assignment and mission are to empower, enlighten and encourage kingdom citizens to reach their full potential and purpose in life and to see the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of God. In addition to church planting, mentoring, bridge-building, teaching and conducting conferences and seminars, he served in the U.S. Navy and Reserves for 16 years, and served in Public Safety and the Fire Service for over 30 years, rising to the rank of Chief Executive Officer (Fire Chief). He was on the faculty of the Indiana Vocational Technical College and state fire service training staff; and is a consultant and advisor to public safety officials, mayors and corporate and community leaders.


He serves as Senior Scholar of Spiritual Formation and Leadership for Hope Bible Institute and Seminary; and is the Founder/President of the Misrah Academy – Governmental Empowerment Center and The SCOPEVision Group - Consultants. He is an Executive Board Member of the Southland Ministerial Health Network of Chicago-land, Founding Member of Pastors4PCOR (Patient Centered Outcomes Research Group), member - Board of Directors and Chairman of the Public Policy Committee with the Gary, Indiana Chamber of Commerce; member - Northwest Indiana World Trade Alliance, and former member of the International Fire Chief’s Association. He is a member of the board of directors and serves as President of KCIA (Kingdom Congressional International Alliance), Goodwill Ambassador for Golden Rule International; winner of the iChange Nations President Girma Wolde-Giorgis Human Conservation Solutionist Award, and the Distinguished Leadership Award. He is also the Advisor of Ministry Affairs to Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers - Ambassador at Large to the Republic of Burundi, Africa.


Dr. Bradshaw holds a degree in Applied Fire Science and Technology and Ph.D., Th.D., and D.D. degrees in ministry and theology. He is the author of the acclaimed books - The Technology of Apostolic Succession: Transferring the Purposes of God to the Next Generation of Kingdom Citizens, Authority for Assignment: Releasing the Mantle of God’s Government in the Marketplace and his new release...I SEE THRONES! - Igniting and Increasing Your Influence in the Seven Mountains of Culture. He resides in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois with his family.


Community Empowerment Ministries, Inc. &

Community Empowerment Family Worship Ministries, Inc.

219 Oak St. 
Claxton, GA 30417
Phone: (803) 591-8744

Hours of Worship


Sunday Morning Worship         11:00am



The Identitly Institute School of Ministry

Mondays                       5:00pm



Bible Study

Wednesdays                 7:00pm

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