Caleb Kolstad, Senior Pastor
Pastor Caleb moved to Nashotah, WI from Freeport, IL where he served as a Senior Pastor for nine years. Prior to his ministry in Illinois he served as an Assistant Pastor in Carmel, Indiana. During seminary Caleb was a deacon at Grace Community Church under the leadership of Pastor John MacArthur. Caleb’s personal mentorships with Pastors Jerry Wragg, Carey Hardy, Kent Kolstad, and Joe Flatt have forever shaped his life and ministry.
Caleb earned a BA in Communications with a minor in Biblical studies from the Master’s College. In 2005 he graduated from the Master’s Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. Caleb is a second generation shepherd. Our pastor is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Expository Preaching at TMS.
Caleb’s bride Andrea received her MA in Biblical Counseling from the Master’s College. She has been a guest speaker at the “Women Discipling Women” Conference. Our pastor’s wife is also a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. When she is not homeschooling or caring for her family Andrea loves serving God’s people in the local church.
Caleb and Andrea have been happily married since 2003 and are the proud parents of Evelyn, Jude, Annie, and Katie. In his free time Caleb enjoys fellowshipping with family and friends, watching or playing sports, blogging, and reading.
Ray Rudzinski, Associate Pastor
After a career in Education and a stint on the mission field, Ray and his wife Ellen moved to Lake Country. After being involved in the ministries of Lake Country Bible Church for three and one-half years, the Elders asked Ray to join the ministry staff and assist Pastor Sal and the Deacons. His assignment is to serve all members as they grow in the love and service of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ray and Ellen have three grown children and four grandchildren – including a set of triplets!
Joshua Cassel, Youth Pastor
Josh was born in Fort Myers, Florida and grew up in Jacksonville. Florida. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Youth Ministry and in Bible. He has served in youth ministry through various positions in churches, camps, and public high schools throughout Florida, North Carolina, and Illinois as well as some short term missions work in Russia and the Czech Republic. He enjoys hiking, biking, and just about all sports. He is an avid football fan of both college and NFL. Josh has a great passion to disciple students and bring them closer to Jesus Christ. He is excited to serve the youth in the Lake Country area and to be part of Lake Country Bible Church Family.
Cathy Solon, Office Manager
Our newest staff member is Cathy Solon who comes to us after working 25 years in a Christian school office. As you get to know Cathy, you’ll soon discover her love for people and the joy that she has serving God and others. Her interests include: hiking, kayaking, guitar, teaching from the Bible, discipleship, and having a good walk with a friend. She is native to Milwaukee, and has two children and two grandchildren.
Crystal Andaloro, Bookkeeper
Since 2004, Crystal has been responsible for tracking the church’s receipts and paying its bills. She also assists and supports the entire staff on a number of tasks as needed. Crystal came with administrative experience from both ministry and church offices. She has been married to Mike, a CPA, since 1976 and has 3 grown boys and a lovely daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys reading, knitting, and a little biking.
Jim Burns, Maintenance Care
Since moving to the new facility, Jim has been in charge of keeping the building and grounds looking beautiful. Jim is a Jack of all trades and definitely has an eye for details. He lives in Hartland with his wife, Judy. He enjoys time spent with his grandchildren.