Bryan was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where at the age of 6, he asked Jesus Christ to be his Savior. He graduated from Bethel University and Seminary. In 1990, he married his wife Kristin. They have two adult children, son Taylor and daughter-in-law Emily who with their son Calvin, live in the Twin Cities, and daughter Kyra and her husband Josh who live in LaCrosse Wisconsin.
Bryan has served as pastor in three Converge churches over 25 years: Green Bay Wisconsin, Mansfield Ohio, and Bloomington Minnesota, with roles in children’s ministry, worship, discipleship, small groups and executive pastor ministries. He currently serves as Vice President of Church Strengthening for Converge MidAmerica. Nothing gives him greater joy than the local church effectively realizing vision for the sake of Christ’s Kingdom.