Our Leaders


  • lead pastor - Dustin coleman

    Dustin has served as pastor at Brainard since December 2011.  He is married to his lovely wife Beth and they have four beautiful daughters, Madelyn Grace, Elisabeth Elliot, Molly Catherine, and Charlotte Jane.  Dustin has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Kentucky and both an Mdiv and Doctorate of Ministry in biblical theology from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY.  He is currently a Ph.D student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, chess, running, and borders on the verge of idolatry in cheering on the Atlanta Braves and University of Kentucky basketball.

  • Worship leader - Clayton sanderson

    Clayton has served as song leader at Brainard since November of 2015. He and his wife Amy have one daughter, Gwendolyn Hope. He holds an undergraduate degree in vocal performance from Union University in Tennessee. 

  • Pastoral intern - Israel ledee

    Israel first came to Brainard in the fall of 2015 and came on as a pastoral intern in January of 2017. He is married to Mariana and holds an undergraduate degree in pastoral ministry from Moody Bible Institute.