Pastors

Rob Pilant

Rob Pilant

Lead Pastor

(262) 378-4470
rpilant@brooklife.org

As the Lead Pastor of Brooklife, Rob provides leadership and direction for our church. He serves as the main communicator for our Sunday services. Rob passionately promotes and invests in small group environments where people can rub off on one another in intentional relationships designed to promote spiritual growth. Rob married his beautiful wife Rachel in May of 1999, and they have three beautiful daughters.

Some Favorites: Volleyball, John Ortberg, Marvel, Golf, Chimichangas, Michael Crichton, Tombstone, Family and Sci-fi

Julie Scheibe

Julie Scheibe

Senior Associate Pastor

(262) 378-4470 ext. 222
jscheibe@brooklife.org

Julie has been a part of Brooklife from the beginning. She serves as the Associate Pastor of NextGen where she has the pleasure of overseeing all children and student ministries. On a larger scale, Julie empowers parents and families with tools and resources to take the lead in their family’s faith journey. Julie loves having the chance to collaborate with and build young leaders. Julie and her husband Dan were married the summer of 1988. They enjoy spending time with their 3 adult kids; Joe, Jake and Anna.

Some Favorites: Hiking, cooking, crafts, dinner with friends, purple, sports, cold pizza for breakfast and traveling

Josh Peterson

Josh Peterson

Associate Pastor of Admin and Operations

(262) 378-4470 ext. 223
jpeterson@brooklife.org

As the Associate Pastor of Administration and Operations, Josh leads the way on church logistics, finances, human resources, weekend production, and improving overall efficiency within the organization. Josh’s focus is helping enable Brooklife’s ministries to fulfill the church’s mission. He married Jessica in 2006, and they have 4 young kids that keep them busy!

Some Favorites: All sports (playing and watching), woodworking, a night out with my wife, movies and road trips

Lance Hagenbeck

Lance Hagenbeck

Associate Pastor of Worship Arts

(262) 378-4470 ext. 225
lhagenbeck@brooklife.org

As the Associate Pastor of Worship Arts Lance is passionate about helping people experience and connect with God. He is a strong believer that worship isn’t just something you do on Sunday, but it’s a way of life. He loves finding creative ways for people to engage with God not only at our weekend services but throughout the week
as well. He and his wife Karie have been married for 18 years and have 4 kids that keep them on the move.

Some Favorites: Golf, Boating, 24, Taco Johns, Watching kids activities

Linda Ruzga

Linda Ruzga

Pastor of Groups & Women

(262) 378-4470 ext. 229
lruzga@brooklife.org

As a Pastor for Small Groups and Women's Ministries, Linda helps to create an environment where
people can connect with God and each other through an authentic small group experience. Whether she is helping to connect others in a traditional house group, women's ministries or just talking to someone about their faith, one of Linda's biggest joys is to see others come to know God and experience His incredible love and grace in their own life. Linda married Rick in September of 1992 and together have two amazing daughters and one crazy dog.

Some favorites: Flowers, my garden, books, candles, bright happy colors, dogs, birds, fat fuzzy bumble bees, babies, journals, fires in the fireplace, bruschetta, good friends and my family.

Taylor Davis

Taylor Davis

Pastor of Kidlife

(262) 378-4470 ext. 231
tdavis@brooklife.org

As the Pastor of Kidlife, Taylor creates and oversees our high energy programming on Sundays and during the week for children birth through 5th grade. She also oversees and directs Brooklife’s summer camp, Camp Venture. Taylor is passionate about building relationships and creating high-energy environments that empower children and volunteers to find their worth in Christ.

Some Favorites: dance parties, coffee, running, cycling, stripes, blue, literature, family and potatoes

Joey Bluel

Joey Bluel

Pastor of Students

(262) 378-4470 ext. 228
jbluel@brooklife.org

As the Pastor of Students at Brooklife, Joey makes teams, programs, and environments where students can form lasting relationships and create fun memories, while finding their identity in Christ. Joey is passionate about teaming-up with parents to help students build a solid foundation in their lives. Joey loves creating high-energy events and focusing on maintaining a relational ministry for our students. Joey married his wife Carrie in June of 2008, and they have three young children.

Some favorites: camping, traveling, movies, visiting new coffee shops and restaurants, and spending time with the family.

Rees Beguhl

Rees Beguhl

Student Ministry Assistant Pastor

(262) 378-4470 ext. 228
rbeguhl@brooklife.org

As the Assistant Pastor of Students, Rees works with Joey and the rest of the NextGen team to help facilitate students into a lasting, meaningful relationship with Jesus. Rees loves collaborating with leaders in the community and schools to help build up the next generation of Godly leaders. He also loves using his gifts of teaching, preaching and leading to help students become who God has called them to be in one of the most difficult but exciting times in their lives! In Rees’ free time, he enjoys working on his family farm and cattle operation and spending time with his family!