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Dr. Kan’dace Brock

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Dr. Kan’Dace Len Brock is a pastor, author, scholar, and CEO. Dr. K, as she is affectionately known, is Lead Pastor and Co-Founder of The Message Church. She is also the Founder/CEO of Honey Be YOU, a ministry empowering, encouraging, and equipping women. Her Honey Be YOU Women’s Conference ministers to 200+ women annually in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. K is the only child of Cedric M. and Len V. Council. She is a native of San Antonio, Texas and a 2002 honors graduate of Converse Judson High School. Dr. K is also a proud 2007 alumnus of the University of Texas at Arlington, obtaining dual Bachelors degrees in Social Work and Sociology, respectively. While a track and field student-athlete at UTA, Dr. K was also a Ronald McNair Scholar and a Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society member. A firm believer in higher education, Dr. K is a 2010 graduate of Norfolk State University’s Master of Clinical Social Work program, completing the program with a 3.8 GPA. In December 2021, she earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. K’s dissertation was entitled, “The Intersection of the Pulpit and the Pew: A Model for Transparent Discipleship.”

Dr. K is a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in Texas. In 2011, Dr. K served as a case manager with the City of San Antonio Metro Health District’s Healthy Start program. She connected pregnant and postpartum women and families with resources throughout Bexar County in this capacity. Dr. K also worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan as a Mental Health Specialist with the Kent County Head Start program, conducting behavioral assessments on 3-5 year-olds and making recommendations for learning adaptations. In addition, Dr. K was a facilitator for the Grand Rapids Pregnancy Resource Center’s “Willing to Wait” program; a six-week curriculum for Christian parents focused on appropriate ways to talk to their children about sexual abstinence until marriage. She currently works as a therapist for one of the largest health systems in San Antonio, Texas, conducting mental health assessments and making recommendations for continued care.

Dr. K is the co-author of the book, Can Jesus Get a Witness?: Sermons to Move You to Action. She is currently working on her second book entitled Honey Be You: A Devotional for Women. Dr. K is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and serves in various capacities in the local community. From 2012 to 2013, she served as the Executive Director of The Promise of Hope, Incorporated, a 501c3 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. While leading The Promise of Hope, Inc., Dr. K formed a partnership with a Grand Rapids elementary school in which The Promise of Hope facilitated an after-school program for 1st through 3rd grade students. As a result, the program increased literacy and overall student performance. Whether preaching, teaching, or consulting with ministries, Dr. K is known for her infectious smile, tenacious work ethic, and spirit of excellence.

From October 2015 – September 2017, Dr. K co-pastored the Joint-Base San Antonio Lackland Gospel Service, ministering weekly to 200+ families. Dr. K is married to Dr. Fredricc Gerard Brock. Together, they have been blessed with two children, Zo Aaliyah and Chlo Taliah. Dr. K’s life verse is found in Luke 1:37, “For with God nothing is impossible.”