|Brian A. Cochran, D. M. is the Visionary and leader for Anointed Christian Ministries International, Inc. (abbreviated ACMII), which is a Church organization where he has served as leader since 1996. Bishop Cochran started in providing conferences and workshops after the leading of the Holy Spirit, he planted his first church where he was the pastor. As the ministry grew Brian saw a need for developing a resource to aid other pastors as well as those who has been called into leadership, methods on how to develop start and grow a church and non-profit organizations. Brian is an author where he has developed several manuals and books on how to start, develop and grow a church, non-profit ministry, and more. He currently overseers several churches in the United States and Africa where he provides support and guidance to those churches under his ministry. As an Servant he has been given the mandate to plants church around the world. Also currently Bishop Cochran is providing consultations in Business & Ministry development for various churches and businesses throughout the globe.
Bishop Brian Cochran is CEO of several Internet communities and a Christian internet radio network that specializes in talk & Gospel music providing, entertainment, ministry and spiritual engagement to those who tune in to their many stations. Gospel Worldwide is their Christian Community where he is the Chancellor of GWW School of Ministry, where he is also one of the teachers. This School of ministry equips the saints for the work of the ministry.
From 1996 to present Bishop Brian Cochran developed and facilitates a Community Based Organization called “Youth Empowerment” for at-risk youth, where he received wide recognition from several governmental agencies for his work in the communities of Imperial Valley and Pomona, California. He has developed programs such as “Entertainment Plus!,” which focuses on entrepreneurship, and ministry development. One of the other programs called “Boys N2 men,” which is a rites of passage program.
Brian has a heart and passion for restoring men, where he developed a ministry called Men Under Construction where men come together to learn to be men and take their rightful place in the home, church and community.
Brian AC Ministries Entertainment Promotion & Marketing Company which entails Event Planning, producing Christian events such as Sunday Gospel Brunch called Brunch In The Spirit, lunch–n-gospel, conferences, concerts, plays, supper clubs, coffee houses, crusades, business workshops, and so on, for profit and outreach for evangelism.
Bishop Brian Cochran has been in business and a career in the music ministry for twenty-eight years, working in various areas of business such as entertainment, recording, developing business plans, music production, management, promotions, marketing, sales, sound production, distribution and more. Working in the entertainment industry Brian has worked primarily in the secular arena for nineteen years working with such major record labels as Warner Brothers records, Polygram records, Atlantic records, Tommy Boy records and a host of other independent record labels and is part of an new Christian Entertainment Company Called Nu West Entertainment which is a one stop entertainment business/ministry that trains and helps people develop entertainment related businesses.
In 1994 Brian gave his life to the Lord, was given a vision and then created Anointed Christian Ministries, Inc. The goal is to reach, teach, and encourage Christians and non-Christians the how to’s of Christianity, through the areas of Business, Music, Arts and Entertainment. He uses his many talents and contacts as a soul-winning tool and by reaching those with the heart, passion and desire for a career in business and entertainment, empowering them with not only the Word, but, practical information to develop their craft, and to stay saved in a career that is full of temptation and sin.
As a preacher, Bishop Brian has developed a simple teaching method of God’s word giving life application to the Christian. Some of the many subjects Brian preaches are ministry and Business development, salvation, youth & adult issues, healing, singles, parenting, marriage, and more. His favorite subjects are sanctification and Purpose.
And he is the blessed husband of Vernell, father of Christopher, Andre, and Danielle.