Lead Pastor Rick Wipf grew up in Brookings, South Dakota. After graduating from South Dakota State University with a journalism degree, he worked in marketing for 13 years. After he began attending Brookings Wesleyan Church, he was called into ministry and joined the staff in 2004. He served in various roles including leading the college/young adult ministry. In 2010, God called him to start a new church in Minneapolis. Rick's passion is for people to discover the redemption that Christ offers, the restoration that results when we are connected to Christ and the renewal that follows as we serve others and impact our community.