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Bob Goodsell
Lead Chaplain

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Phone: (608) 217-6201

As a former Marine officer and retired Army officer, it was a natural draw for Bob to relate to law enforcement. In addition to having a military mindset, he has a son who served as a police officer. Bob is a retired pastor who got his start as a chaplain in St. Paul, MN and later in Dane County, WI where he served as a pastor.


Upon retiring as a pastor, Bob founded Blue LIne Chaplains in the desire to meet the need of law enforcement agencies to provide accessible, competent and confidencial chaplain support. He currently serves as a solo chaplain for three local agencies and as a team chaplain for three state agencies. Bob is a certified chaplain in Wisconsin as well as a certified instructor for the International Conference of Police Chaplains. He is trained and experienced as a Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) facilitator working primarily with law enforcement and other first responders.

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Dan Krahenbuhl

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Phone: (608) 214-1370

Dan got his start as a law enforcement chaplain over twenty years ago, shortly after becoming a pastor. He currently serves as the lead chaplain for the Green County Sheriff’s Department, which also provides chaplain service for the City of Monroe Police Department.  As the county’s longest serving chaplain, Dan has served under four different sheriffs and leads a team of four chaplains.


Dan is active in the International Conference of Police Chaplains and is a certified law enforcement chaplain for the state of Wisconsin. He has pastor's heart and loves caring for the unique needs of law enforcement.

Jef Skinner

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Phone: (608) 487-0330

Jef serves as a pastor in Sparta, WI. It was in 2004 that he sought to serve his community as a chaplain.  He gained some valuable experience working with the Sparta Police Department and was later requested to serve the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. At present, Jef serves five local, county and state law enforcement agencies as well as other emergency responders. He is a certified law enforcement chaplain for the state of Wisconsin and has extensive experience in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) with first responders.


He is grateful for the way God has used him in lives of law enforcement officers and the privilege of bringing Christ to bear in the hard times our officers face.

He often reminds himself and the officers he serves; “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for them who trust in Him.” (Nahum 1:7).

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