Jeff Schwarzentraub


Jeff is the Lead Pastor of BRAVE Church. He is a man of prayer who is passionate about boldly proclaiming the truth of God's Word. Pastor Jeff, along with his wife Kimberly and their children moved in 2010 from the midwest to Denver to plant a church. God continues to draw people to himself today through the ministry of BRAVE Church as well as through Pastor Jeff's radio ministry which reaches audiences in Colorado and in the midwest. Pastor Jeff has a master's degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has 3 Children: Brooke (10), TJ (8) and Elle (4).

Kent Shaw

Executive Director

Kent is the Executive Director of BRAVE Global, the church planting and training arm of BRAVE Church. Prior to coming to BRAVE Kent has 20 years of service and executive management with three different healthcare companies and 15 years as the Executive Director of Harvest Bible Fellowship. As the Executive Director Kent had the privilege of building the church planting and training arm of Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago and planting 160 churches in 19 countries. Kent is married to Nancy and has three children and 2 grandsons.

Jon Gaus

Director of Training and Coaching

Jon is the Director of BRAVE Global Training and Coaching. A graduate of Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and Central Michigan University, Jon has had the privilege of joining God in planting four churches and training church planters domestically and internationally. He has also worked with Samaritan's Purse mobilizing and training prayer network leaders in several countries as well as creating new resources to facilitate fervent, life-giving prayer gatherings. Jon and his wife Beth have three children: Libby (21), Gabe (19) and Leah (17).