Andreas was born in Germany and moved to the Hat at age 4 where he grew up. After high school he moved to Calgary to to attend Rocky Mountain College where he got his Bachelors in Religious Studies Majoring in Youth Ministry. He made a deal with God to pastor anywhere south of Red Deer...well God laughed and off went Andreas to Edmonton for the next 10 years. For the next 8 years he was the Youth Pastor at Northgate Baptist Church. In 2013 he moved back to Calgary to attend Seminary at Ambrose University where he got his Masters in Leadership and Ministry.
Venturing into the online dating world in September of 2017 introduced Andreas to Kim (who lived 2.5 hours away in Lethbridge). Their connection was quick and after a year of long distance dating, they got married in August of 2018. Lucy Joy joined their family on March 11, 2020, two days before the world shut down due to Covid. Their family has just grown again as they welcomed their second child Judah Nathaniel to the world on March 22.
The family moved to Medicine Hat in August of 2021 when Andreas become the pastor of Southview Community Church.
Andreas enjoys snorkeling, board games, ultimate frisbee and zoos (he is currently sitting at 29 zoos visited...hoping to check off a few more someday soon)