Nebraska Synod Substance Abuse Resource Person

The Substance Abuse Resource Person supports Rostered Ministers as they deal with substance abuse issues among the people they serve.  He is not a counselor seeking referrals, but rather a consultant

Who works with Rostered Ministers on these issues not only as they affect individuals but their families and friends. 

Who helps them connect people with appropriate resources.

Who provides education through presentations and seminars. 

Who gives completely confidential support to Pastors struggling with their own issues, helping them connect with clergy in long-term recovery. 

Schultz is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) who holds B. A. and M.  Div. Degrees.   He has been working in the substance abuse field since 1975.  He has served as a pastor, treatment chaplain, alcohol/drug counselor, prevention educator and program developer.  A member of the Nebraska Synod, he has served Lutheran Churches in Missouri,  Ohio and Kansas.  He has led hundreds of workshops on substance abuse issues for church professionals, business leaders and other professionals.   He has also coached hundreds of families in interventions. 

He has been blessed with personal recovery from alcohol dependence for over 40 years – one day at a time.  A member of Our Savior’s Lutheran in Lincoln, he has two children, Leighun Brabec of Lincoln and Matthew Stahl of Caro City, MI.  He holds dearly the belief that there will be racquetball in heaven. 

Schultz can be reached:

Facebook Messenger:  Otto B. Schultz


Phone: 402-770-1974

Address:  4626 Southwood Dr.  Lincoln, NE. 68512