Our Shepherd 


Pastor Brandon D. Collins is a native of Shreveport, LA. He was called as Senior Pastor of New Gideon Baptist Church on February 7, 2016. He preached his first sermon as Pastor-Elect on the Sunday, March 6, 2016. He was installed as Pastor on Sunday, May 22, 2016.



Served at Bright Star Baptist Church; working with the Youth Ministry

Called to the ministry at the age of 16 and preached his first sermon.

Became Youth Minister of Bright Star Baptist Church

(serving closely with the Senior Pastor)  

In 2009, called to pastor the Old Border Baptist Church, Waskom, TX  

During his tenure, the church moved from two Worship Sundays to four, including a midweek Bible study explosion.

Seven (7) years of pastoral experience



East Baton Rouge Parish Minister’s Conference

Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association

Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention

National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.


Reverend Collins is a graduate of  Woodlawn High – Caddo Parish. He attended Louisiana Baptist University. He is the son of Kimberly Collins and Kevin Daniels and was reared by his mother and grandparents.  
Reverend Collins is a spirit filled young pastor who is on fire for the Lord. His philosophy of ministry is to pastor a church with a vision and committed to growth through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word.  
He is the proud father of one son, Brandon D. Collins, II.  
Reverend Collins shares one of his favorite scriptures from the book of Romans 8:28: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”
pastor and mom
Pastor Collins and his lovely mother, Kimberly