Brad grew up in Waupaca, Wisconsin and attended North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has served across the US and internationally in various ministry and corporate roles. He began his ministry as a Student Ministries pastor and then went on to plant and direct the first residential discipleship college in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was then hired as the Executive Pastor at a church in Florida, during his time there the church grew from 3,000 to 8,000. From there Brad served as the Senior Pastor of a church in his home state of Wisconsin. Brad has served as Executive Pastor and COO since 2014. Brad and his wife, Jana have been married since 1991 and have three children, Karissa, Kourtney and Braxton.