Pastor Schultz was born on September 9, 1978. He grew up in West Bend, WI and went to grade school at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School in West Bend. He attended Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School in Jackson, WI and graduated in 1997. He attended Martin Luther College which He graduated from in 2001 earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. Pastor Schultz spent his Vicar year at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Omaha, NE. He graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, with a Mastor of Divinity degree on May 20, 2005. He was called to Cross of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church on May 19, 2005 where he is presently serving. Pastor Schultz, his wife Jill and their four children call Portage home.