Brian grew up near Kansas City, Missouri, and after completing his undergraduate degree, he came to The Master’s Seminary in 1989 where he earned his M.Div. degree. Brian has been on staff at Grace Community Church for twenty-eight years, and for the past sixteen years, has served as an associate pastor of GMI (Grace Ministries International), a ministry that provides care and support to our faithful missionaries. Brian also serves on the ECHO (Elders’ Council Handling Outreach) board, as an elder in the Mainstream fellowship group, and as an adjunct professor at The Master’s Seminary. Brian and his wife, Carole, met at The Master’s University, married in 1991, and have been serving together in ministry since. They have two children.