Pastor Brandon began serving Abounding Joy in September 2023! He came to us after serving congregations in Nebraska and North Dakota as a pastor and as a youth director. Pastor Brandon grew up in South Dakota, and attended North Dakota State where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences in 2008. He received his Master's of Divinity degree from Sioux Falls Seminary in 2016.

Pastor Brandon's greatest joys are helping young people come to know Jesus Christ and commit their lives to serving Him. Pastor Brandon also enjoys leading others to understand and serve their community, while always keeping a future vision of the Church.

Pastor Brandon is married to Monique, and they have three children, Natalie, Miles, and Elyse.

Favorite color: green
Favorite food: lasagna
Favorite music: 90's country
Favorite author: Brennan Manning
Favorite Bible verse: 2 Thessalonians 3:3
Favorite place I've been to: Ireland