Converge Church Leadership
Converge Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Phil Friesen is our youngest elder and the first named by Converge Church. He is married to Katie and has two small children. Phil graduated from Grace University and is a regional sales manager in the LED lighting industry.
Barry Hanson was an elder at Eagle Heights before serving on the consolidation team. He is married to Kim. He is retired from human resources and serves as our elder board chairman.
Trey Swanson was an elder at Eagle Heights Church prior to his service at Converge. He is married to Rachelle and has three children at home. He has made a career in engineering and is an avid supporter of Omaha Lightning homeschool basketball.
Mark Miller was an elder at Eagle Heights Church before joining the Converge consolidation team. He is married to Rachel and has three children still at home. Mark works in the IT industry and also serves as our treasurer.
Randy Eastwood served as an elder at Harvey Oaks Baptist before joining the Converge consolidation team. He is married to Donna. Randy is a long time member of the Gideons International and works for the school bus company in retirement.
Tim Campbell served as an elder at Harvey Oaks Baptist before being a part of the Converge Consolidation team. He is married to Kathy. Tim retired from an engineering career and now works (some) and pursues (a lot) his passion for cycling.
Pastor Mike has been in full-time pastoral ministry for 30 years--all of them here in the Omaha area. His career track has been associate pastor, church planter, senior pastor and now co pastor.
Mike has been happily married since 1985 to his wife, Carolyn. They are blessed with seven children and 5 grandchildren.
Mike graduated from Grace University in 1984, and from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1990 with a Master's Degree in Theology. His greatest ministry joy and challenge is studying and communicating God's Word.
Pastor Bryan has been a Senior Pastor for over 35 years. He has pastored churches in rural Nebraska, on the island of Hawaii and for the past 18 years in Omaha.
He is blessed to be married to Lois. They met at Bethel College and were married in 1982. They have two children and one grandson.
Bryan graduated from Bethel College in 1982, Bethel Theological Seminary in 1985 and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2009.