Dan Berkland


Dan was born and raised in the Midwest, having lived in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. He graduated from Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul with a Master of Divinity in June 2000. Dan and his wife Bridget have two children, Zoë and Ezra. In his spare time, Dan enjoys fishing, wilderness camping, hiking and watching the Chicago Bears and White Sox.

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Brian Dunbar

Worship Director

Brian has served at Oasis Church, primarily as worship director, since 1996 (with hiatuses in 2000-2002 and 2006-2009). He holds a master of music degree in music theory/education from Minnesota State University - Mankato and a bachelor of music composition degree from Biola University. He and his wife, Cindy, have two grown children. Brian enjoys digital recording, music production, teaching music, and watching the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.

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Geno Pyse


Geno was born and raised in NW Illinois. He earned an Associate of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, NC), then later completed his undergraduate studies at Crossroads College (Rochester, MN), earning a Bachelor in Ministry degree. He was ordained at Oasis in 2016 and later graduated with his Master of Arts in Discipleship and Christian Formation from North Greenville University (Tigerville, SC). 

Geno and his wife Michelle have one son, Michael. Geno enjoys reading, writing, playing drums, music, and cheering on the Chicago Blackhawks.

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