Brian is the founding and Senior Pastor of Vineyard Church North Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ. Brian and his wife, Thora, planted VC as a home Bible study with only a few people in September 1985 and have pastored the church for the over 30 years since.
Brian has a desire to build a healthy church that does the works of Jesus. He especially loves to train & equip other pastors & leaders to help them become all that God has for them. God has used Brian to impart a greater hunger for the Bible, worship, holiness, & renewal to people throughout the world.
Brian has served Vineyard USA, an association of about 500 churches around the U.S., in various ways over the years. In addition to being a current Vineyard USA Board member, Brian is the Regional Coach for all 16 of the VUSA Regional Leaders, and he serves as the Vice President of VUSA.
Brian has a B.S. in Mathematics from Grand Canyon University, and an M.A. in Mathematics from Arizona State University. Brian and Thora have two children, Zoe and Luke, who are both teenagers.