Leon Brooks III was born and raised in Houston, TX. In 1997, at the age of 21, Leon accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior while attending an IMPACT National Conference. In 1998 Leon began working as a youth minister part-time at Macedonia Baptist Church. There he organized monthly youth rallies called HYPE Night (Holy Young People Excitement). He also co-directed a youth drama team S.W.A.T. (Skits With Anointed Truth) who performed all over the city.
Leon received an internship with Student Venture, a high school ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, in 2000. He taught Bible studies at various high schools in Houston and Katy. In 2001 Leon married his best friend Shawn. Leon and Shawn served side by side in ministry and together they have a strong passion for serving and glorifying the Lord with their lives.
In 2004 God led Leon and Shawn from Macedonia Baptist Church to a full time position at Living Word Fellowship Church. Leon serves as Associate Pastor of Fellowship and Family. He is also the Young Adult and College Pastor.
Leon graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Leadership in 2006 and the following year he was ordained at Living Word Fellowship Church. Leon went on to graduate Dallas Theological Seminary, with a Masters in Christian Education.
Leon and Shawn have 5 children (LaNeah, Loryn, Leon IV, and twins Lizzie and Langston).