Pastoral team


Michael Breznau - Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor, Michael Breznau, and his lovely wife, Stephanie arrived at North Park in November 2013. They are the parents of an energetic little guy, Hudson, and an adorable toddler, Everlynn. Pastor Michael is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.  – Pastoral Ministries) and has enjoyed serving on God’s mission through preaching, evangelism, and music ministry across locations such as his home state of Michigan, to Montana, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Texas, and the country of India. Michael loves to passionately communicate the Gospel of grace so that God’s people are inspired by the Holy Spirit to follow Jesus Christ with radical faith. Michael and Stephanie love to write, sing, engage in one-on-one discipleship, and reach out on the mission of Jesus. You may connect with Pastor Michael via his website: or on Facebook.



Tom Rohrer - Associate Pastor

Pastor Tom Rohrer has served on North Park’s pastoral staff since July of 1995. He graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist College and Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary with M.DIV and MRE degrees. He oversees many of the children's and adult ministries at North Park. He also functions in administrative, worship, and shepherding roles. His wife, Joyce, went home to be with the Lord in 2012. God gave them two wonderful daughters. Michelle is married to Pastor Chris Weeks of Kent City Baptist Church. Sherilyn is married to Joel Shaffer, the founder and director of Urban Transformation Ministries in G.R. Each daughter has four very active children. Tom enjoys spending time at the MVP Athletic Club. He likes to read books and articles on leadership, ministry, adventure, health, finance, and politics. He spends fun times with his family including an active and relaxing week at Silver Lake Sand Dunes.

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John Nixon - Pastor of Student Ministries

Pastor John Nixon began serving as the Pastor of Student Ministries in July of 2010. A veteran of Student Ministries, he has been serving junior high and high school students and their families in the Grand Rapids area for more than 20 years. He loves teenagers and has a passion to see them make their lives count for Christ. He received his education at Clearwater Christian College in Florida and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Carol, were married August 13, 1988 and have four children: Brittany, Bethany, Aubrey and Josiah. The Nixons enjoy hangin’ out, quoting movie lines at the dinner table, attending high school football games, watching T.V. together, taking trips, and generally laughing a lot.

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