Brent McDaniel is the Care Pastor and oversees the CARES ministries, which include: Compassion (chaplains, pastor on call), Assistance (memorials and community groups), Recovery (Grief Share, Celebrate Recovery, and Lifeline Coaches), Enrichment (marriage counseling, pastoral counseling, discipleship classes, and pre-marriage counseling), and Support (After-hours Care Line, care team and prayer team). He also oversees our thriving Seniors (55+) ministry.
Brent has a passion for working with individuals and couples to find the right relationships with God and to help guide and direct the children of Christ back to righteousness. He believes that when God is placed in the right relationship with oneself, He is able to work and can then provide transformation in areas of weakness and sin.
Brent has a profound educational background, including a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University, Master of Business Administration in Project Management from Northwest University, Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling and Community Care from Liberty University, and is currently pursuing his degree of Doctor of Education, Community Care and Counseling: Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University.
Brent is married to his wonderful wife, Kayla, a nurse and teacher. They have four boys, Aden (15), Jaxen (10), Jamisen (8), Jetsen (born Feb. 2022) and has four dogs. As a family, they enjoy camping, boating, playing and watching sports, coaching, hanging out around the fire, and making s’mores in the evenings.
Feel free to reach out to Brent and set up an appointment to discuss what is going on in your life!