Pastor Arthur R Branner II


Was born in Pontiac Michigan. He is a graduate of Andrews University Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, Michigan; having received a Master of Divinity degree. He is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in Christian Counseling at Trinity College and Theological Seminary.

Pastor Arthur is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain; he was ranked Captain and served with Chaplain duties during a tour of duty from 2004-2005 in Iraq with the 250th Military Intelligence. They conducted over 4,000 missions, and very soldier returned home without loss of life or limb. This he accredits to the power of Prayer. This incredible testimony has been produced by White Horse Media, titled “Miracle in Iraq.”

Today, Pastor Arthur ministers in a two church district, serving Southgate and Rancho Cordova SDA Churches. He considers himself an evangelist and preacher, also specializing in individual and family life mediation and crisis counseling. He believes that the future of our society is to a large degree determined by the quality of our families. He is committed to preparing individuals and families for eternity.  

He is married to Dr. Esmie G. Branner, Author and Research Psychologist specializing in cognitive neuroscience, affecting epigenetics and brain plasticity. She has worked as a college professor, counselor and therapist. Currently she is a consultant in the area of mental health, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Emotional Intelligence. Together they formed a ministry “Families 4 Him” Their ministry takes them nationally and internationally, empowering individuals and families toward healthy relationships, and mental and spiritual wellbeing; through a range of educational seminars and workshops.

Esmie and Arthur have 5 adult children and 12 grandchildren.

Pastor Arthur is a writer, and Author of the Book “Is God In Your Bedroom” He also enjoys racquetball, water skiing, snow boarding, reading, rocketry and writing.


Check out his series on YouTube: “Science, Prophecy and New World Order” and “Unmasking the Apocalypse”


Arthur's Motto is: Good, better, best, never take a rest until your good gets better and your better gets best.

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2299 Meadowview Road

Sacramento, CA 95832

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