Dan has served as Senior Pastor since 2009. He leads our congregation and staff to be outwardly focused and growth minded. As Senior Pastor, Dan is the primary communicator on Sunday mornings and casts overall vision for the church. Dan has served churches in Mississippi, Kentucky, and Louisiana before coming to DeLand. He earned a Doctor of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Mississippi State University (Go Bulldogs!!). Dan and his wife, Nicki, have two boys, Jonah and Micah.