Brian Gerard
Senior Minister

Brian started his ministry at First Christian in September of 2002. He has previously served churches in Oklahoma, Connecticut, and Alabama.
Brian graduated from Yale University Divinity School in 1997 where he met his wife Carrie, who is also an ordained Disciple minister. While at Yale, Brian was awarded prizes recognizing his promise for church leadership and outstanding preaching.
Shortly after his arrival in Louisville, he was chosen as a Lewis Fellow, which recognizes the nation's leading young pastors. Brian has published one book entitled, Common Passages: Devotions for Seminarians by Seminarians, and has written curriculum for our denomination and at Louisville's First Christian.
In 2012, Brian participated in and won the inaugural season of the hit Swedish reality show, Allt for Sverige. That's right, our senior minister is a REALITY TV STAR! You can find coverage and clips of the show by clicking here
Brian and Carrie have two children, Ethan and Graham and Brian spends a lot of time coaching sports, watching sports, and just hanging out with his family.  He also loves fishing, boating, the Dallas Cowboys, and all things Swedish.

7700 US Highway 42

Louisville, KY 40241 


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