Pastor Chad has served as pastor of Good Shepherd since 2018. Chad is a graduate of the Free Lutheran Seminary in Minneapolis, MN, where he earned a Master of Divinity degree. He holds a bachelor's degree in youth ministry from Moody Bible Insitute of Chicago and also holds a diploma in Biblical Studies from the Free Lutheran Bible College in Minneapolis, MN. Chad previously served as youth director and ministry assistant at Good Shepherd from 2007 to 2010, prior to working at the Free Lutheran Bible College as Student Development Director. He and his wife, Christie, a Texas native, have five children and are involved in the homeschool community in Camarillo. They have a passion for discipleship and hospitality.