Brett grew up as a believer and Christ-follower in a Christian home in Denmark, Wisconsin. After they started attending Riverglen in 1997 with newborn son, Lucas, Brett and his wife Kelle were both baptized. Their daughter Kirsten was added to the family in 1998.
Brett volunteered for many years as a large group leader/teacher in KidVenture which eventually led to a role on Riverglen’s high school ministry launch team. In addition to his elder role he is currently a coach within the EDGE middle school ministry that meets on Wednesday nights.
Brett was ordained as an elder on April 30, 2006 and is currently serving his third 3-year term.