Brett is Southpoint’s founding minister, and has served in ministries in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan since 1984. His degrees in Bible, Ministry and Theology (B.A., M.A., M.Div.) come from Cincinnati Christian University. In Indianapolis, Brett worked as a Christian radio announcer, met his wife, Penny, in their church youth group (also a CCU graduate and a Southpoint Administrative Assistant), and married in 1985. They have two sons and a daughter-in-law, Steve & Kelly, and Thomas.
Rich was born in Lapeer. He proudly served in the Marine Corps and has spent the majority of his life in aviation and running a chain of Martial Arts schools. Rich also has done a lot of racing, including motocross, cars and bikes. He has five children: Courtney, Megan, Kelly, Rebecca, Elise; and a wife, Stacy, who also serves at Southpoint as the Kids Minister. Rich and his family came to Southpoint in 2001.