Brett received his B. A. in Communications from Baylor University. While at Baylor, Brett began leading worship for a large group campus Bible study. From there, Brett began leading worship on the road for camps, conferences and other gatherings. He founded Bartimaeus Ministries, Inc in 1999.

Married in 2000, Brett & Emily continued to travel full time leading worship. Together they have released four full length worship albums and one singer/songwriter album. In 2003, while leading worship at a conference for women exiting the sex industry, the vision for Jesus Said Love was born. 

In addition to giving leadership to Jesus Said Love, Brett DIRECTS THE STOP DEMAND SCHOOL-A SEX BUYERS DIVERSION PROGRAM.  They live in Waco, Texas with their three children: Hattie, Lucy and Gus.