Kent grew up in Indiana and then graduated from Moody Bible Institute, Calvary Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, most recently with a Doctor of Ministry in 2012. He has served Ridgewood as Senior Pastor since 2007. Prior to coming to Ridgewood, he served the Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville, IL in various capacities, from Pastor of Adult Ministries to Lead Pastor. He is married to Phyllis whom he met while at Moody. They have three married sons and are now enjoying six grandchildren. Kent likes to ride a road bike (Specialized Roubaix) for fitness, and during the winter months rides inside. He also enjoys watching many sports.
Nathan grew up in the Chicagoland area and moved to Milwaukee after graduating from Moody Bible Institute where he received a B.A. in Biblical Studies. He is passionate about helping students of all ages learn to love the Bible and share what they love with others. He also loves bringing families together at events. In his free time, he loves to cook, run, and spend time outdoors. Even though Nathan and his wife Rosalie now live in Milwaukee they claim they'll never give up on the Cubs!
Teresa enjoys being a part of the Ridgewood team. She was born in Minnesota and lived back and forth between Minnesota and Wisconsin during her youth. Her boys have since went off to college so now it’s just her husband and dogs. Teresa keeps herself busy by quilting, clog dancing, Geocaching, photography and doing local theater at least once a year.