Frank Susler PhD –
Rabbi Emeritus of Beth Messiah Congregation
Rabbi of Beth Messiah Congregation
Frank Susler was raised in a conservative Jewish home in Milwaukee, WI. He came to faith in Messiah Yeshua in 1974 while stationed with the US Air Force in Anchorage, Alaska. After graduating from Bible College, he was ordained a Pastor while attending Abbott Loop Christian Center. Frank pioneered Grace Christian Fellowship in Milwaukee in 1981, later birthing three congregations through this ministry. He earned a PhD in Counseling Psychology and founded a Christian Counseling Clinic. He serves as an apostolic leader within the Tikkun America network, working with congregations to help to strengthen leadership and ministries. Frank is currently Pastor Emeritus at Grace Christian Fellowship and Rabbi Emeritus at Beth Messiah. which was founded in 2005 with his oldest son, Jim. Frank has been married to Patricia for over 45 years. They have four grown children, 11 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Jim Susler is Rabbi of Beth Messiah and Lead Pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship. Jim recently retired from Northwestern Mutual as Assistant Director, Meeting Strategy and Operations to assume the Lead Pastor position of Grace Christian Fellowship. Jim has received his MA in Clinical Counseling and is certified from UW Wisconsin in Organizational Design and Talent Management, and Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness. Jim has been an ordained Pastor for over 20 Years. Jim was instrumental in pioneering Beth Messiah and works closely with his father at both Beth and Grace. He and Lija have been married over 25 years and have two daughters, one son-in-law and grandson Caleb.