Our National leadership team

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  • Pat Boehland is a successful small business owner with a heart for developing and nourishing leaders to perform kingdom work. She served on The Masters Institute Board of Directors for 9 years and still enjoys hosting students who come to the Twin Cities campus for classes. She is thrilled with the success of many of her “children” who have graduated from MI.  She lives in White Bear Lake, MN with her husband, Mel. Pat loves leisure time on the lake and spending time with her grand children. She also enjoys traveling the world with Mel and learning about other cultures. 

  • Brendon is the lead pastor at Bridgewood Community Church in Blaine, MN. He has been involved with the ARC since 2007 and has served as member of the National Leadership Team since 2012. Brendon earned his BA in Biblical Studies from Eastern University in St. David, PA. He completed two years at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA and graduated with a Masters of Divinity from The Master’s Institute in St. Paul. He is married to Shanna and has two beautiful children, Grace and Emmett. He enjoys paddle boarding, skateboarding, cooking, and enveloping himself in cinema.

  • Sean is the Interim Director of Alliance of Renewal Churches (ARC), a member of the ARC National Leadership Team, and serves as Sr. Pastor of Peñasquitos Lutheran Church in San Diego, CA. Before joining the team at PLC, he served as Associate Pastor at Redeemer Lutheran in Fridley, MN. Sean enjoys spending time with wife Jenny and their boys. He’s often found on the golf course or camping in his new trailer. He’s a graduate of California Lutheran University, Luther Seminary and Fuller Seminary. Previous to ARC, he served on the national boards for Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC) as well as The Masters’ Institute (MI). 

  • Heidi is the Director of Development for the Alliance of Renewal Churches (ARC), a member of the ARC National Leadership Team, and serves as the Missions Pastor at Bridgewood Community Church in Blaine, MN. Heidi earned her BA in Biblical Studies and Public Communications from the University of Northwestern. She is passionate at engaging the church in the Lord’s heart for the poor and destitute. She and her two children live in St. Paul, MN. She loves to spend time in the outdoors hiking, camping, and traveling any chance she gets.

  • Brian Montague serves as Youth Director at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fridley, MN.  He has a passion for connecting youth and young adults with the Lord, for developing leaders, strategic planning, and putting plans into action. He and his wife, Abby, have two sons, Daniel (3) and Luke (1).

  • Graeme Sellers has served as lead pastor of Wonderful Mercy Church for 24 years. He has been a part of the ARC Leadership Team since the network’s inception and is the author of The Dangerous Kind. He and Jennifer have four extraordinary children. He loves films (he wrote screenplays for a while), Americana roots music, and deep-sea fishing.