Brian, a native of Citrus County, thoroughly enjoys preaching, teaching, and making the gospel known among all the peoples of the world. God called Brian into ministry and he left for an education and to play baseball at Palm Beach Atlantic in West Palm Beach, FL. where he met his wife, Lisa, of 21 years. They have twin sons, John Caleb and Charles Haddon, and one daughter, Elizabeth Joy.
After graduation from PBA, Brian and Lisa lived and served in churches and with student camp ministry for three years in Birmingham, AL. After Brian graduated from Beeson Divinity School with an M.DIV and Lisa with her BA in Speech Communication he was ordained at First Baptist Church of Inverness in 2001. They left to serve in Canyon, TX for four years while Brian pastored university students and Lisa taught high school and coached. They then left to serve for nine years in East Asia. In 2014, the Lord provided an opportunity for them to return to Citrus County. By God’s grace, the Lord enabled Brian to help plant Christ Community Church where he currently serves as pastor and to finish a Doctorate of Ministry from Reformed Theological Seminary. Brian and Lisa enjoy athletics, reading, and watching their children play sports.