Dan has been married to the amazing love of his life, Nina since 2002. They have two teenage children; a son named Micah and a daughter named Naomi. Dan has been in church ministry since 2001 serving as a youth pastor and senior pastor. He has served churches in Iowa, Utah, Idaho, and currently North Carolina.
Dan has a bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry from Nebraska Christian College. He has a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry with a focus on Discipleship and Church Ministry from Liberty University. He is currently nearing the end of a PhD in Bible Exposition from Liberty University.
Dan’s passion in ministry is Biblical Discipleship. He desires that everyone who comes to Christ take the step into a life of discipleship. He enjoys writing, especially devotional and teaching material. His favorite verse is 1 John 2:6, “Whoever claims to live in Him must walk as Jesus did.”
Dan is an outdoorsman. He loves hunting, fishing, and hiking. He is most at peace when at the ocean or on a mountain top. He loves sports and is an enthusiastic fan of the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and the Chicago Blackhawks. He also really enjoys music. Dan sings, plays guitar, mandolin, and djembe. Last but certainly not least, Dan loves coffee, like a lot!