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An ordained minister of the Church of God (Anderson, IN), Rev. Kevin Osbourne has served as the Lead Pastor of Refuge Church of God in Brooklyn, New York, for the past sixteen years, with his partner in life and ministry, Rev. Tatum Monique Osbourne. They have been married for twenty-five years. Rev. Osbourne was raised and groomed for ministry at the Lafayette Avenue Church of God (Brooklyn, New York) under the stellar leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Evan Bromley Marshall. A Brooklyn native, he gave his heart to the Lord on June 21, 1984, at twelve. He accepted the call to ministry on January 20, 1996, and began his journey armed with enthusiasm. 

He is an anointed and unique gift to the Body of Christ's commission to proclaim God's liberating, life-changing word to this present age. Rev. Osbourne's unique gospel presentation enables him to minister across gender, generational, and ethnic lines. As he is affectionately known, Pastor Kev received his early education at the Epiphany Lutheran School and James Madison High School. Rev. Osbourne holds a bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a minor in Business Journalism from Bernard M. Baruch College (CUNY). He also earned a Bachelor of Theology from the Southern California School of Ministry (Inglewood, CA). He holds several citations and awards for his work in the community and church. 

Rev. Osbourne is the current President and State Pastor for the Eastern New York General Assembly and the Eastern New York Ministerial Assembly of the Church of God, giving leadership and oversight to twenty churches. He also serves the Bedford-Stuyvesant community as the 81st Precinct Clergy Council president. Rev. Osbourne is the Executive Director of the C.A.R.E. (Correction AssistanceResponse for Employees) for the New York City Department of Correction, serving the nearly 9,500 uniformed and civilian employees.

On a national level, he was honored to serve as the National Inspirational Youth Convention president under the auspices of the National Association of the Church of God from 2012 - 2015.

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