Pastor Branden was raised in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences. He received his theological education at Western Seminary. There he earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical & Theological Studies. Currently Pastor Branden is also completing the final stages of a Master of Theology (TH.M).
Prior to coming to K-Love and Air1, Pastor Branden has served in both academic and local church settings. He has most recently served as a Senior pastor, professor, and college & young adult’s pastor. Branden has dedicated his life to the strengthening and formation of healthy, informed, resilient, and faithful disciples of Christ.
He is passionate about helping people cultivate greater depth in their walk with Christ. He is excited to work at K-Love because he enjoys providing pastor care, Biblical counseling, and crisis intervention. Pastor Branden’s favorite pastime is spending time with his wife and two kids. He also enjoys working out and discussing life, theology, ministry, history, sociology, sports, hip-hop, and other significant issues with good friends.