Neil is passionate about preaching God’s word, building teams, and empowering people to follow Jesus. Neil came to faith in Jesus at Faith Haven Bible Camp in Battle Lake, MN when he was 14. He earned a degree in Bible and Theology from Bethel University where he met his wife Briana. After getting married in 2014, they moved to Denver where Neil earned a Master of Divinity degree from Denver Seminary. Neil served as Groups and Men’s Director for five years at Mission Hills Church in Littleton, Colorado before coming to Ridgewood in the Spring of 2021. Neil and Briana have two children: Camden and Annie and enjoy hiking, walks, sports, and spending time with people.