Brett and Dona first attended VBC in 1981 where they were discipled, trained and ordained for ministry. After many years of serving in Louisiana, Delaware, and West Virginia they returned to Venice Bible Church in 2010 to continue ministering Christ as life.

Brett has been married to Dona since 1976 and they have three children: Josh who is married to Lauren with two sons, Max and Jackson. Drew, who is married to Brandi with one son, Noah; and Amie who is married to Oliver and have two children Aubrie and Brooks.