The Kachelmeier Family

Rev. Dr. Brian L. Kachelmeier

Rev. Dr. Brian L. Kachelmeier has served as pastor for the members of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Los Alamos, New Mexico since 2005. He was called out of the seminary to serve as the mission planter for Los Alamos as the Associate Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After the mission became a congregation in 2008, he became the first pastor of Redeemer in Los Alamos.  

Kachelmeier has a BA in Religious Studies from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico (1995), an MDiv from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana (2005), and a DMin from Concordia Theological Seminary (2021) . 

Kachelmeier teaches Paideia I – Old Testament Theology and Hebrew for the Wittenberg Academy ( He is the host of the radio show Redeemer Theological Academy (, a frequent guest on Issues, Etc. (, and Thy Strong Word ( radio programs. He speaks at conferences on the topic of Christ in the Old Testament. 

Kachelmeier has been married to Andi for nearly thirty years. They were married in 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has two daughters, Madison and Abby who now live in San Antonio. His son, Luke, lives in New Braunfels, and his daughter, Caitlyn, lives in Albuquerque. He enjoys time with his family, playing video games, and traveling. He cheers for the Houston Astros, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Deutscher Fussball-Bund.