Brett Rickey has been the Lead Pastor of Highland Park Church since February of 2009. Brett’s ministry blends his experiences from eleven years in corporate life with his nine years as the founding pastor of FamilyChurch.tv. He also serves as a coach and mentor to pastors of churches across the country. He is a third generation Nazarene pastor.
Brett’s communication style is described as casual and approachable as he tries to package God’s timeless truths in a way that is relevant for our society today. His heart is to see a church, representing all generations, with a passion for Jesus and their local community.
Brett completed his undergrad at Southern Nazarene University receiving a BA in Management and earned an MA in Practical Theology from Oral Roberts University. He is also a published author whose credits include Chasing Cool: Examining the Pursuits of Your Heart, Stay in the Yard, and Boomerang.
He and his wife Mindy, live in Lakeland, Florida, and have three daughters: Jessica, Kelsey, Hope and one son-in-law, Colton.