Brad Auten

Brad is a native Arizonan and a graduate of Camelback High School (Phoenix), Pacific Christian College (Fullerton, CA), and Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA) with an MA in Theology. He was a commercial beekeeper for 26 years in Arizona and 6 other Western States. He did his chaplain training through the Clinical Pastoral Education program at Banner Thunderbird Hospital (72 weeks of direct spiritual care). Shortly after this training, he was hired as a chaplain by Christian Care/Fellowship Square in 2004. He has worked there for fifteen years.

He lives in North Phoenix and is married to Marianne who is a counselor for Paradise Valley Community College. Brad and Marianne have two children Bethany an innovator for ASU (Tempe), and Andrew who works for McKesson (Phoenix). Brad enjoys travel, white water rafting, history, gardening, playing guitar, and of course the study of scriptures