Brendan’s primary responsibilities are training, equipping & empowering the people of God to use their individual gifts and talents for the work of ministry for which they are created. Also, ministering to the Lord in song, leading others in worship, counseling and shepherding, serving the saints, and supporting the lead pastor as his right hand man.
Brendan's other responsibilities include fighting Nerf battles with the foam dart wielding forces of the SSBC Nerf Militia, fixing broken radiators, hunting strange noises in the sound system, and drinking copious amounts of coffee.
Brendan is a Navy brat with over 30 moves under his belt, including his latest move bringing his family from Southern California to South Bend! In December 2014, Brendan and Susie celebrated 15 years of married life together, and are thrilled to have a brilliant autistic son, and a very busy, yet equally brilliant daughter. The kids are otherwise known as Hobbit #1 and Hobbit #2.
Brendan loves Jesus, Comic-Con, Star Wars, music, guitars, food, cars, and not driving off cliffs anymore.
Brendan began seminary training in 2001 and has several Master’s degrees nearing completion at Azusa Pacific University, including a Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, and Master of Educational Technology.
Brendan attended nine colleges sequentially and received his BA in Psychology at San Diego State University after an unusually diverse academic adventure.
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