Rev. Dr. Wilbur S. Browning


Wilbur Browning, since 1994, serves as the Senior Pastor of Centennial Olivet Baptist Church, Inc. He is responsible for casting vision; preaching the Word of God; the spiritual oversight of the membership; leadership training and the general development and biblical education of the congregation.


Wilbur has served on several community and non-profit organizations including CLOUT and Seven Counties Services, Inc. In 1996, Wilbur founded and is CEO of Centennial Olivet Community Outreach Association (C.O.C.O.A.), a community development corporation in the Historic California Neighborhood of West Louisville.


Wilbur received from the City of Louisville the Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contribution in the Community. He also, has been a workshop presenter for several Christian Education Institutes.


Browning received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The University of Louisville, a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Ministry degree from Samford University, Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham Alabama.


Wilbur and his wife Valerie have two sons, two daughters, and five grand-children.