A CHRIST-CENTERED PREACHER!
COREY L. GLOVER was born in Hollywood, Florida. He obeyed the Gospel at the age of seven at the Golden Heights Church of Christ in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida under the preaching of Brother W. F. Washington. Subsequently, Corey worshipped at the Hallandale church of Christ where Brother Bernard Smith was the Minister. Under the mentorship of Brother Smith, Corey preached his first gospel sermon at the age of thirteen. During his school aged years Corey excelled academically. He graduated with honors from Nova High School in Davie, Florida and received a full academic scholarship to Florida A & M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee. While in Tallahassee, Corey worked with the youth and college ministry at the Springhill Road church of Christ under the leadership of Brother Wesley T. Leonard. Corey graduated from FAMU Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration. Corey accepted a full fellowship from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals to continue his education and subsequently graduated with a Master Degree in Business Administration. After graduating from FAMU, Corey returned to south Florida and the Hallandale congregation assigned him the role of its first youth minister. In June of 2002 the Lord called home Brother Smith and a month later Corey was chosen to succeed Brother Smith as Minister of the Hallandale Beach church of Christ.
Under Corey’s leadership, the Hallandale congregation has accomplished the erection of a new edifice to the glory of God, enhanced its scholarship fund to bear the name of Brother Smith, awarded a financial stipend to a deserving student each year, and established its community outreach (Phileo Outreach Ministries, Inc.), all in an effort to save souls and be a beacon of light to the community. Corey has preached and conducted seminars or workshops at several Youth Conferences, Singles Seminars, State, Regional and National Lectureships, Caribbean Lectureships, and the Spiritual Growth Workshop. He was also privileged to speak in Jamaica, W.I., Caparra Heights, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Dominica, West Indies. Corey continues to preach gospel meetings and revivals,conduct financial seminars and budgeting classes for the church and the community, and perform pre-marital counseling. He is currently serving as the Director of the Florida Statewide Youth for Christ Conference and the Chairman of the South Florida Brotherhood of churches of Christ.
Corey is also involved in the community. He has served on the Community Development Advisory Board and The African American Advisory Council (including a two-year term as Chairperson) for the City of Hollywood, Florida. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Liberia Economic and Social Develop Corporation (LES), and the Palms of Hallandale Beach Weed & Seed Steering Committee. He has also done volunteer work for Junior Achievement and the Broward Partnership for the Homeless. In 2008, he was awarded the City of Hollywood’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. Professionally, Corey is the Treasury Manager for Interval International in Miami. He is also an adjunct professor at Barry University.
Corey authored a published book entitled “Jesus Saves and I’m Not Him: Helping Others Without Hurting Yourself.” This work can be purchased on Amazon.com.
On August 18th, 2001 Corey married the former Maritza Riviere. His wife is a true help-meet and inspiration to him. She is a great support and a hard worker for the Lord. Together, they have a son, Graeson. Corey loves the Lord, the Church and his family.