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Berean Bible Institute, Inc.

116 Kettle Moraine Dr. S.   PO Box 587    Slinger, WI 53086   (262) 644-5504


Berean Bible Institute, Inc. admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

 logo text Faculty and Staff


Mrs. Jessica Sadler

Publication Layout

Mrs. Sheila Wolgast


Mrs. Susan Brown

Marketing &   Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Jodi Allen

Office Administrator

Dr. Robert Nix


Dr. Robert Nix has served in pastoral ministry in the Midwest for over 20 years and has had the privilege of leading ministry teams on overseas mission projects during his years of ministry. Dr. Nix has served on the faculty of Berean Bible Institute since 2005 and became President of the Institute in 2010. Dr. Nix holds a B.TH from Grace Bible College, MA from Moody Graduate School and a Ph.D in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University.  He and his wife Linda currently reside in Port Washington, WI.  Roll Tide!

Pastor Daniel Wolgast

Dean of Students

Pastor Dan Wolgast has served in church ministry for 28 years. He has served in various types of ministry over the years founding and directing Barnabus House, a Pastoral and leadership caring ministry. Pastor Wolgast has also served as Pastor of Grace Bible Church in Wittenberg, WI and currently serves as Pastor of Falls Bible Church in Menomonee Falls, WI. Pastor Wolgast has been on the faculty and staff of Berean Bible Institute for 15 years and currently serves as the Dean of Students.  Pastor Wolgast holds a diploma in Advanced Biblical Studies from Berean Bible Institute. He and his wife Sheila currently reside in Hustisford, WI.

Dr. W. Edward Bedore

Publications Editor

Dr. Ed Bedore has served in various areas of Christian ministry for 28 years.  He has been involved in youth work early in his ministry and served as pastor in churches in Missouri, Iowa and Wisconsin. He also served as a missionary with Things to Come Mission in Kenya, Africa for 2 years where he taught in a Bible and ministry training school. He returned from Kenya in 1996 and organized the Berean Bible Institute where he continues to serve as Publications Editor and instructor.  He is also currently serving as Pastor of Grace Bible Fellowshio in Nokomis, Florida. Dr. Bedore is a graduate of Christ Unlimited Bible Institute and holds the B.Min., M.Min., D.Min., and Th.D degrees from Covington Theological Seminary. Dr. Bedore and his wife, Linda, currently reside in Venice, Florida.

Pastor Andy Kern

Dean of Academics

Pastor Andy Kern is a 2004 graduate of Berean Bible Institute with a Diploma in Advanced Biblical Studies. He holds a B. Min. and a M. Min. from Masters International School of Divinity.  He has been involved in various ministries and currently serves as Associate Pastor at Falls Bible Church in Menomonee Falls, WI, and as the Dean of Academics for Berean Bible Institute.  Pastor Kern and his wife Sarah reside in Hartford, WI with their six children.


Pastor Matthew Ritchey

Associate Editor

Adjunct Instructor

"Pastor Matthew Ritchey is a 2006 graduate of Berean Bible Institute with a Diploma in Advanced Biblical Studies. He also earned a Masters of Biblical Studies from St. Louis Theological Seminary in 2008. Matt served as pastor of Grace Bible Church in Beloit, WI for almost ten years.  Currently he is the pastor at Croton Community Church in Croton, Michigan and serves as Associate Director of Bible Doctrines To Live By. Matt, his wife Jenn and their children live in Howard City, Michigan.