Rev. Jonathan Rikard Brown is a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church. He is married to
the Rev. Dr. Katy Hinman, who serves as the Director of the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and
Religion for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He holds a MA in Religious
Studies with a focus in New Testament from the University of Georgia, and a MDiv from Candler
School of Theology at Emory University. He is deeply passionate about exploring the narrative
structures of the Gospel and Christian Bible.
Jonathan is a self-professed nerd. He has published several articles on various subjects in relation to comic books. He has a YouTube channel where he discusses retro video game collecting, and has been known to step into the squared circle in his professional wrestling gimmick Rev. John Beeman. He is excited to be a part of Foundry United Methodist Church.