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Barrington H. Brennen


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"We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us."

1 Thessalonians 2:8


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Gender Equality Quotations By Barrington Brennen


"Gender equality means that under God and the law both male and female have equal voice, vote, authority, access, opportunity and protection."


"Gender quality does not force or require gender roles.  It frees one to make his or her own choice about roles."


Gender equality is a Creation design and a post-Calvary mandate."




Brief Introduction

Barrington H. Brennen is co-founder and co-president (along with his wife Annick) of Sounds of Encouragement Association (SOE), a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of life and helping people smile again through the mediums of seminars, workshops, publications, radio, television, and research.


Barrington is a marriage and family therapist, counseling psychologist, nationally certified psychologist,  board certified clinical psychotherapist USA; Justice of the Peace for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, marriage officer for The Bahamas, an ordained minister of the gospel, musician, writer, armature graphic artist, inspirational speaker,  husband of one wife for 38 years (July 21, 1977), father of two adult children, father-in-law, grandfather, and a lover of people. . .  More


Barrington's Complete Bio

Annick M. Brennen is a co-president of Sounds of Encouragement Association.  She is a retired educational administrator, an education consultant, freelance rapporteur, and designer, and the proprietor of Annick's Unique Creations, custom window treatments & decor for every budget.   Link  


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Sounds of Encouragement Counseling and Media Association  was established in 1984,  first with a radio program called Sounds of Encouragement (SOE).  SOE was designed to reach the lonely, depressed, and those who just could not sleep at nights.   It was aired on Radio Bahamas, ZNS 1 & 2 Nassau, Bahamas for eight years. It stopped airing when I moved to Jamaica to work at Northern Caribbean University.  It is currently being aired on WORD SBC 88.3 FM Nassau, The Bahamas.

In addition to appearing on many other radio and television programs upon invitation, he counsels couples and individuals and families, and conducts seminars on  family violence, marriage enrichment, sexuality, parenting, pre-marriage education,  stress, child abuse, etc.   A division of SOE is Council for Family Research a research organization with the intent of "Discovering the Hidden Truth" about family life, marriage, pre-marriage relationships, social issues, etc. 

Barrington and Annick Brennen are co-presidents for SOE.   Barrington is an ordained minister of the gospel, marriage and family therapist, counseling psychologist, nationally certified psychologist, and certified Prepare Enrich trainer and counselor.  

A native of Fort-de-France, Martinique, Annick was born the fifth of seven children of the late Gerard E. Valleray and Marguerite T. Faure Valleray.  Annick M. Brennen is a retired educational administrator, an education consultant, freelance rapporteur, and designer, and the proprietor Annick's Unique Creations, custom window treatments & decor for every budget.

Annick and Barrington got married on Thursday, July 21, 1977 and have two young adults:  Mrs. Marguerite Samuel   Andrews University and Gerard 2007 graduate of Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska (B.A. in Health and Human Performance with emphasis in business sports.  Gerard is a Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).   His goal is to obtain a PhD in exercise science and specialize in cardio recovery and research.  


Sergent Brennen (1996 to 2006)

He was a wonderful member of the Brennen family.  Never forgotten


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