Berean Bible Institute, Inc. admits students of any race, color, and national or
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, Wisconsin. Pastor Wolgast has been on the faculty and staff of
Berean Bible Institute for nine 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
Instructor and 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
Missionin 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 Senior Pastor of Kettle Moraine Bible Church in West Bend, Wisconsin.
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 Port Washington, Wisconsin.
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 seven different ministry teams on overseas mission
projects during his years of ministry. 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.
Mrs. Linda Bedore
Linda Bedore has served in Christian ministry for 28 years. Linda has been involved
in youth ministry, and has served as a missionary to Kenya for two years teaching
in a Bible Institute for Things to Come Mission. Linda Bedore holds a BRE and a MA
in Ministry from Covington Theological Seminary. Linda has served as an instructor
at Berean Bible Institute since 1996 teaching, Christian Education, English, Public
Speaking, Study Skills and Personal Finance, and Women’s Ministry. Linda resides
in Port Washington, WI with her husband Dr. Edward Bedore.
Pastor Andy Kern
AssociateDean of Academics
Pastor Andy Kern is a 2004 graduate of Berean Bible Institute with a Diploma in Advanced
Biblical Studies. Since that time, he has been involved in various ministries including
youth ministry, college age ministry, youth camps, conference speaking, church planting,
and two pastoral internships. He currently serves as Associate Pastor at Falls Bible
Church in Menomonee Falls, WI, and as the Associate Dean of Academics for Berean
Bible Institute. Pastor Kern and his wife Sarah reside in Hartford, WI with their
three sons, Silas, Lucas, and Josiah and their two daughters, Chloe and Julia.
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Mr. David Brown
Pastor Don Sommer
Mr. Mike Ratsch
Mrs. Sandy Wruk Silva
Mrs. Jessica Sadler
Mrs. Sheila Wolgast
Mrs. Susan Brown
Mr. Julio de Lima Silva
Pastor Justin Becker
Distance Studies Advisor
Pastor Justin Becker is a 2011 graduate of Berean Bible Institute with a Diploma
in Advanced Biblical Studies. Since that time, he has been involved in various ministries
including youth camps, and conference speaking. He currently serves as Associate
Pastor at Falls Bible Church in Menomonee Falls, WI, and as the Distance Studies
Advisor for Berean Bible Institute. Pastor Becker resides in Slinger, WI.