Brandon, his wife Erica and son Phillip live and do ministry in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina. Brandon serves as the Pastor of Blackburns' Chapel UMC. He is also the Abbot & Director of The Blackburn House, an intentional community and church revitalization, leadership & community development program of Blackburns' Chapel in the rural mountain community of Todd, NC. Brandon is a leader within the Christian Community Development Association and edits their theological journal. He is a hip-hop connoisseur, and also enjoys sports, collecting classic sneakers, reading and writing, good conversations and hanging with friends and family.