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Pastor Brian

Pastor Brian Richard, MDiv, MA                    

Brian Richard is the Lead Pastor of Brookridge Church. He is a passionate and practical communicator of God’s Word and unconditional love.  He earned his BA in music and business from UWSP, and both the MA and MDiv from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary.


Pastor Brian served as youth director prior to accepting the call as Sr. Pastor. He enjoys pointing both young and old to Christ.


He and his wife Caryn have been married since June 1, 1991. They have two daughters, Caitlyn, an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Communication at Liberty University, and Bryanne, a recent graduate of social work at Liberty University.


Favorite Verse: Galatians 2:20 


Hobbies: Writing, Playing the trombone, target shooting, and cheering on the Packers!


Publications: Pastor Brian is a regular contributor to Today's Pastor Magazine, and other publications like the Baptist Bulletin.