Brian L. Olson
Christian Speaker, Bible Teacher and Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Mobile: 847-814-1792



Hospital Chapel Leader,                                         September 2011 – Present
Advocate Condell Medical Center; Libertyville, IL                                                                 

  • Preach as part of a speaker rotation
  • Lead worship as part of a worship leader rotation

Trail Life USA Leader                                             August 2015 – Present
Trinity Community Church; Libertyville, IL

  • Worked with boys in grades 4 – 8
  • Taught basic life and outdoor skills
  • Led games and other activities
  • Taught lessons on Christian faith and responsibilities

Trinity Speaker Bureau,                                         January 2007 – Present 
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Deerfield, IL

  • Preached sermons at churches that were in need of pulpit supply

Boy Scout Chaplain,                                        April 2008 – December 2017 
Troop 273; Vernon Hills, IL

  • Created opportunities for those in scouting to learn that duty to God is foundational to all of life
  • Encouraged youth to understand that duty to God is foundational to good citizenship
  • Worked with youth and adult leaders to develop Scouts’ Own worship service for campouts

Pastoral Intern,                                        October 2012 – June 2013
Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville; Libertyville, IL

  • Coordinate Speaker and Worship Leaders for Hospital Chapel Ministry
  • Preach Regularly at Condell Medical Center Chapel
  • Liason with Hospital Chaplain staff on behalf of CrossLife Evangelical Free Church
  • Preach on appointed Sunday morning for CrossLife Evangelical Free Church

Adult Bible Fellowship Teacher,                                        December 2004 – June 2009
Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville; Libertyville, IL,    

  • Taught lesson series to adult classes of different ages on numerous occasions

Small Group Leader,                                         August 2008 – March 2009
Trinity International University; Deerfield, IL,

  • Led a group of 6 – 10 college men in prayer, scripture meditation and sharing on a weekly basis

Worship Choir Member,                                        September 2003 – June 2005
Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville; Libertyville, IL,                                 

  • Sang with sanctuary choir (solos, groups and choir numbers) during various services

Assistant to the Youth Pastor,                                        June 1995 – August 2000
Cary-Grove Evangelical Free Church; Cary, IL,                               

  • Worked as a part of a team with the Youth Pastor and other adult leaders in the planning and scheduling of the youth activities and meetings
  • Attended and taught sessions at youth retreat
  • Taught Junior and Senior High as well as adult Sunday school classes

Youth Ministry Intern,                                        September 1990 – May 1991
Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville; Libertyville, IL,

  • Helped lead midweek Senior High meeting, teaching on occasion
  • Taught during Junior High Sunday School


Maintenance Technician – Grounds,                                        April 2014 – Present 
Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL,

  • Maintain lawns – Mowing, Aerating, Seeding, Fertilizing
  • Remove trees and bushes
  • Mulch plant beds
  • Maintain lawns – Mowing, Aerating, Seeding, Fertilizing
  • Maintain sports fields – Mowing, Aerating, Seeding, Fertilizing, Painting
  • Maintain and Repair equipment – Tractors, Aerators, Seeders, Trucks
  • Plow snow and Maintain ice free pathways
  • Supervise part-time personnel as needed

Director of Campus Safety & Security Services,                                        January 2000 – March 2009
Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL,

  • Maintained a twenty-four hour schedule for multiple staff including scheduling and staff training
  • Wrote and implemented the departmental mission statement
  • Built positive relations within the department, with other departments, and the community
  • Six years prior Full-Time as Lead Officer & Four years prior Part-Time as Patrol Officer.


  • MDiv in Christian Education, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL 1996
  • B.A. in Youth Ministry, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL 1992
    Minors in Bible and Music


  • Woodbadge BSA Leadership Training C-18-09                                        Completed – February 2011

Download :  Resume – Brian Olson

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