Chad joined the pastoral staff at VBC in the spring of 2013. As the Pastor of Counseling, he seeks to counsel all aspects of life through the application of biblical wisdom. To his current ministry of spiritual counseling, Chad brings years of secular counseling training and experience with emphases in chemical dependency rehabilitation and behavior rehabilitation. He grew up in the Spokane area, graduating from Central Valley High School, obtaining his B.A. from Whitworth College (now University), and his M.Div. from Western Theological Seminary. He now resides in Spokane Valley with his wife, Kristina.