Jason Brenenstuhl, Senior Pastor
Pastor Jason Brenenstuhl was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He was saved at the age of 5 in family devotions while he and his family were attending Cleveland Baptist Church under Dr. Roy Thompson. He surrendered his life for missions at the age of 17 and God led him to Fairhaven Baptist College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Missions and is currently working on his Masters’ Degree. He met his wife, Heather, (daughter of Larry Ingalls – Baptist Couriers for Christ ministry out of Wyldewood) at college. They spent the next 10 years as missionaries in Zambia, Africa where they were able to work with three different churches as well as run a public school ministry. God led them back to the States in 2007, where he worked as Assistant Pastor/ School Principal to Dr. Rodger Bottrell in Lyons, New York. God has led Jason and his family to Wyldewood Baptist Church where he has served as senior pastor since 2013.
James Souza, Assistant Pastor
Pastor James Souza was born and raised in Massachusetts. While studying engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts he visited Victory Baptist Church in his hometown of Fairhaven. After attending services for several Sundays, he went forward for salvation during an invitation. Immediately he began to grow and became involved in soul winning and other ministries of the church. Two years later, at the age of 24, he surrendered for full-time Christian service. He enrolled in the missions program at Fairhaven Baptist College in Chesterton, Indiana where he received a bachelor’s degree in 1992. It was at Fairhaven where James met his wife Amanda. They have four children, Virginia, Jacqueline, Levi, and Jacob. James served as assistant pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Cranberry, Pennsylvania for 5 years before the Lord led him to Wyldewood in 2001. In addition to being principal of Wyldewood Christian School, his responsibilities at Wyldewood include overseeing the bus ministry, Sunday school department, technology department, and children’s churches.
Jared Longsine, Pastor of Administration
Pastor Jared Longsine was born and raised in Oshkosh, WI. His family did not attend church regularly, and it wasn’t until he was 23 years old that he was invited to attend a gospel preaching church. An evangelist presented the gospel there and he was challenged with where he would spend eternity. On that day, Jared trusted Christ as his Saviour. He married Rebekah in 2004 and God blessed them with four children. Jared was impressed to enroll at Wyldewood Baptist Bible Institute. During his time at the Bible institute, he continued to serve Wyldewood Baptist Church in the college age and financial ministries. Upon graduation from Bible institute he was ordained. In 2013, when he was called to be an assistant pastor in the Milwaukee area. He graduated with a Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Theology in 2018. In 2019, he was led back to Wyldewood Baptist Church as the Pastor of Administration. In 2022, he earned a Master of Organizational Leadership from Maranatha Baptist University.
Randy King, Missions Pastor
Pastor Randy King was born in Oshkosh and raised on a dairy farm in Omro, Wisconsin. When he was 17 years old he heard the gospel of Jesus Christ for the first time at a small Baptist church in Oshkosh called Southside Baptist Church. At the age of 18, in December of 1969, he trusted Christ and was baptized at Southside Baptist Church. Under the leadership of Pastor Howard Nelson, he became the youth director in 1971 and served in that capacity until 1988. In February of 1988, Pastor Nelson officially resigned as pastor and began a ministry to the Scandinavian countries. Pastor King was chosen as the new pastor, and the church continued to grow under his leadership. His undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Religious Education and he has a Master of Ministry degree from Northland Baptist Bible College in Pembine, Wisconsin. He has traveled extensively in the United States and to dozens of foreign countries ministering the gospel. Pastor King resigned as senior pastor in 2013 and assumed the role of Missions Pastor. He helps Pastor Jason Brenenstuhl oversee each of the mission ministries of Wyldewood Baptist Church, including the Omega Ministry, First Light Baptist Mission, Couriers for Christ, Bearing Precious Seed, The Master’s Craftsmen, and Wings as Eagles. He now travels across America preaching on missions, the home, leadership, soul-winning, and discipleship. He and his wife Lori have been married since 1973 and have 6 children and 20 grandchildren.