Abounding Grace Church

Pastor Hollins was born in Los Angeles, California and at the age of 5, he moved to Shreveport, Louisiana with his mother and his three siblings. Here in Shreveport he attended Central Elementary, Linwood Middle School, and Woodlawn High School. In August of 1981, after graduating high school, Hollins was hired by the Shreveport Fire Department where he has diligently served for 28 years. In his career at the Fire Department he served as a firefighter, a paramedic, an emergency medical service officer, a training officer, Assistant chief training officer and Chief Training Officer.

Brian G. Hollins, Pastor – Brian has been married for 26 years to his beautiful wife Henrietta. Henrietta and Brian have four children Oliver, Jordan, Jade and Lauren. Oliver and his wife Adrienne have two wonderful children named Brian Christopher, age 7, and Londynn Nicole, 3 months. Brian served 28 years in the Fire Service and retired March of 2009 holding the position of Chief Officer. This is Pastor Hollins eleventh year in ministry and his 10th year serving as a Pastor. He was called to ministry November of 1999. On August 10, 2002, he was appointed to the position of Pastor.

Pastor Brian and First Lady Henrietta founded Emmanuel Christian Ministries on May 23, 2007 and have witnessed tremendous growth.

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