Brandin Melton

Lead Pastor


"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."

Brandin has served as the Lead Pastor at Portland First since June of 2015. He has a passion to see people in Portland and the surrounding area restored and renewed by God’s amazing grace. His primary roles at the church include preaching and providing overall vision and direction to the ministries of the church.

When Brandin is not serving the church, you can find him exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Deanna, and their son, Landon. Brandin is also an avid sports fan of two teams from his home state, the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals. He and Deanna also have two adult daughters, Ashley and Katy.

Brandin’s life verse is Acts 26:17-19.