Meet Our Team
Our staff are Called by God, Competent in Ministry, Caring in life, and would love to come alongside you in you and your family's life.
Scott graduated from Asbury Seminary with a Master's in Theology. Scott's passionate about fostering God honoring conversation and understanding how to live in the world as a Christian. Scott's wife Carissa is a real life super hero! Together they have 3 adopted children and one super cute foster baby. Scott loves Lincoln, the Huskers, strategy games, and makes too many jokes in his sermons.
At least most of the time they are funny.
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DIRECTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP
Chris has a passion for Discipleship and helping people figure out where they "fit in" in church and supporting them in their walk. Everyone has a spot! Chris has a Masters in Biblical Studies from ATS and is a UCF Alumni. (Go Knights!) Chris and his wife Abby love being outside and hiking with their dog, Heidi. Chris also loves reading, board games, Sci-Fi, video games, Biking, Hockey, and especially great food.
Chris fights crime in our fair city on every Tuesday, and every third Thursday. His super her name is "Captain Hope".
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Breanna Peterson and Julie Wondercheck
Hope is blessed beyond belief not to have just one children's leader---but two!
WEDNESDAY CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
Breanna leads Wednesday night Children's programming with effortless grace! This is Breanna's second "tour" of leading Wednesday nights at Hope, and Hope is so glad she is back! From 2011-2012 she was Children's Director at Hope. Breanna is an amazing educator. Her family have an amazing presence in our church body!
Breanna's husband Brett is an AH-mazing baker and supplies the church with numerous Donut Sunday's per year.
A native of Eldorado, IL, Madeline developed a love for music and passion for worship from a young age. She grew up listening to a variety of music, and loves to blend hymns, southern gospel, contemporary and classical together when she can.
Madeline believes that there is power in corporate worship, and is grateful for the grace of Jesus that allows all of His children the privilege of praising Him.
Brian Brown was born and raised in Birmingham, AL, and graduated from Auburn University in 1997. After graduation he spent 9 years as an accountant before being called to Covenant Theological Seminary, in St. Louis, MO, where he received a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in May of 2013. Brian became husband to his wonderful wife Rebecca in December of 2000. Rebecca was born in Ruston, LA, and received her undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Brian and Rebecca are blessed to be the parents of four fabulous children: Sarah Frances born in 2002, Catherine born in 2004, Patrick born in 2006, and Lillian born in 2008. Together they enjoy athletics, family movie nights and anything in and around water. They moved to Lincoln the summer of 2014 for Brian’s call as the RUF Campus Minister at The University of Nebraska and are excited to worship, serve, and hang out with UNL students.