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Bishop T. Charles Brantley was born in Glen Cove, Long Island NY in 1965 to the late Superintendent Charles J. Brantley and Ruth Brantley. He married the love of his life on June 21, 1986 the lovely Jackie Brantley (First Lady Pastor). From that union, they have two beautiful children Timothy Charles Brantley II and Jocelyn R. Brantley. They have collectively been in ministry for over 40 years and have spoken at numerous revivals, street services, church services, youth crusades, prisons, and convalescent homes. Their ministry has spanned numerous cities in Connecticut, as well as Boston, MA; Jacksonville and Tallahassee, FL; and Long Island and Jamaica, NY. Their ministry has also touched many lives through radio, television, and print media.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley was called to the ministry at the age of 12. He was trained in ministry by his late father Superintendent Charles J. Brantley Greater Love COGIC Tallahassee, Florida. Bishop C.D. Kinsey (C.O.G.I.C.) of Jacksonville, Florida licensed him as minister in 1986 and Bishop C.H. Brewer, Jr. (C.O.G.I.C.) of New Haven, Connecticut ordained him as an Elder in 1990.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley served as an associate Elder at Richardson Memorial C.O.G.I.C. in Waterbury, Faith Center C.O.G.I.C. in Meriden, and at the Good Shepherd C.O.G.I.C. in Danbury, CT. Dr. T. Charles Brantley began Restoration Springs Interdenominational Church in 1997 at 417 North Main Street, Naugatuck, Connecticut along with his wife First Lady Pastor Jackie Brantley with a focus on a relationship in Christ and integration of races.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is in fellowship and assistant to Bishop Lionel G. French Chief Prelate of the Judah Initiative Fellowship of Churches founded in December 2010. Dr. T. Charles Brantley was ordinated to the office of Bishop on September 21, 2013.
He is a member of the concerned black clergy of Waterbury Connecticut.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley graduated valedictorian of Florida A & M University High School in 1983. He is a 1988 magna cum laude graduate of Florida A & M University (Major in Business Administration & Minor in Mathematics). He is a 2008 earned graduate of Newburgh Theological Seminary and College of the Bible (100 credit hours/18 months to complete) receiving a double degree inMaster of Divinity(Summa Cum Laude) andMaster of Arts of Pastoral Leadership(Summa Cum Laude).
Dr. T. Charles Brantley received both his earned Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Apologetics (Ph.D.) (Cum Laude) in 2010 and his second earned Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) in 2013 from Newburgh Theological Seminary and College of the Bible. His respective dissertations were "The Spiritual Faust in the Twenty-First Century" and "Crucified Husband Gloried Husband: The Submission of a Husband to a Wife."
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is currently the chaplain for both the Naugatuck Fire Department and the Connecticut State Trooper A & I.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is a marriage counselor who founded Strong Marriages (the new S&M). With the goal of restoring and saving marriages in all aspects and assisting couples from living together to walking down the aisle in Holy Matrimony.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is fully accredited by the International Board of Christian Counselors as a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor by the American Association of Christian Counselors. He has a Diploma in Biblical Counseling from American Association of Christian Counselors. Dr. Brantley received a certificate for Emotionally Focused CouplesTherapy. In addition he is a certified Professional Marriage Coach and Professional Marriage Mentor with the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is a frequent guest of WIHS 104.9 FM Middletown, Connecticut "Bread of Life". He is a heard on Hot 93.7FM Hartford, Connecticut (Connecticut Number 1 Hip Hop Station) with DJ Buck, Nancy Barrow and Joey F every other Thursday as their relationship expert. In addition he is a relationship expert for ABC Channel 8 (CT Style) and Fox 61 Stan Simpson show. Weekly he is featured on 760AM Nashville, TN (2013 Gospel Stellar Winner) as a relationship expert. On July 2013 he was the featured relationship expert for the National Syndicated Bill Cunningham Show.
Dr. T. Charles Brantley is the author of thirteen national published books. The titles include:
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- New Sheets: Hot Passionate Undefiled Married Sex (2006)
- Store Front Churches (2006)
- Successful Marriages For Successful Men (2007)
- Real Men Don't Need Closets (2007)
- Even Christians Use the Bathroom (2008)
- You Can't Love the Head without the Body (2008)
- Married Couples: Thou Shalt Have Great Sex (2009)
- Dissertation: The Spiritual Faust in the Twenty-First Century (2011)
- Cracked Tiara: Recovering from Affairs, Major Disappointments, & Emotional Abuse within the Marriage (2011)
- LEAGUE OF MODERN DAY SUPERHEROES: Correctional Officer, Emergency Medical, Fire Fighter, Police, and State Trooper Personnel (2012)
- Cutting the Cutting the Religious Gordian Knots (Collection of Book Reviews for Masters of Divinity and Pastoral Leadership Degrees from Newburgh Theological Seminary & College of the Bible) (2012)
- Further Than Jabez (2013)
- Dissertation : Crucified Husband and Glorified Husband (2013)
All that he has accomplished TO GOD BE ALL GLORY.