Doctor Kan’Dace Len Brock, LMSW, is a pastor, author, scholar, and CEO. Dr. K, as she is affectionately known, is Lead Pastor and Co-Founder of The Message Church, and Co-Founder of FGB Ministries, LLC,
a preaching, teaching, and consulting ministry. 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 the city of San Antonio.
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 member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor
Society. A firm believer in higher education, Dr. K is a 2010
graduate of Norfolk State University’s nationally ranked Master of
Clinical Social Work program, completing the program with a 3.8 GPA. Dr. K is a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in the state
of Texas. She has an earned Doctor of
Ministry degree 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."
In 2011, Dr. K served as a case manager with the City of
San Antonio Metro Health District’s Healthy Start program. In this
capacity, she connected pregnant and postpartum women and families with
resources throughout Bexar County. Dr. K also worked in Grand
Rapids, Michigan as a Mental Health Specialist with the Kent County Head
Start program. In this capacity, she conducted behavioral assessments
on 3-5-year-olds and made 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.
A critically acclaimed writer, Dr. K is the co-author of the book, Can Jesus Get a Witness?: Sermons to Move You to Action.
The book has received rave reviews from the scholarly community as an
uplifting, practical Kingdom resource. 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 Hope, Inc., new vision and mission statements were adopted,
and a partnership was formed with a local elementary school in which The
Promise of Hope facilitated an after-school program for 1st through
3rd-grade students. The goal of the program was to increase 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. In the years ahead, Dr. K plans to obtain
credentials to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Her goal
is to open a private practice that provides assistance to families in
domestic crisis. Dr. K is married to Dr. Fredricc Gerard
Brock. Together, they have been blessed with two children, Zoë Aaliyah and Chloë Taliah. Dr. K's life verse is found in Luke 1:37, “For with God
nothing is impossible.”