Britton Wakefield

Pastoral Resident

Britton is Bluff City born and raised. Growing up in a Christian home and brought up attending church, Britton was exposed to the gospel at a young age.It was at the age of 13, that his and his family’s faith was challenged.

In August 2001, due to a blockage in his sinus cavity, Britton was forced to undergo 4 brain surgeries and physical therapy over a span of twelve months. By God’s grace, Britton made a full recovery in 2002 and hasn’t experienced any complications since then. As one would expect, this was a sobering experience and ultimately led Britton to his pursuit of God.

During his high school years, Britton pursued his passion for basketball. He excelled in athletics while attending Overton High School and received a full scholarship to compete at the collegiate level at Faulkner University, a Christian college in Montgomery, AL. In 2012, Britton relocated to Atlanta, GA  for a short time to continue his education and start a career with the Department of Homeland Security.

He returned to Memphis in 2014 and completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at LeMoyne-Owen College. The following year, Britton embraced the call to ministry and is currently pursuing his Masters in Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Ministries at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Britton currently serves as a police officer with the Memphis Airport Police Department (MAPD).

Britton is married to Marquita, who serves as Director of School Counseling at Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (M.A.S.E). They have been married since June 2016.

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