Brent and Jennie arrived in Russia in August 1999 and served in Moscow until June 2000. Brent was fulfilling his vicarage requirements by preaching and leading bible studies at Holy Trinity Lutheran and St John the Apostle Lutheran in Moscow, and facilitating the Holy Trinity Youth Group. Jennie was teaching EFL at home, the Moscow Business Office and at Holy Trinity. Brent graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO and was ordained on June 24, 2001 at Zion Lutheran in Imperial, NE. In July 2001, they returned to Moscow where Brent worked as a Leadership Development and Ministries Coordinator in and around the regions of Moscow. They are now in Germany and Brent is the Eurasia Regional Director.
Brent and Jennie are native Nebraskans.