Pastor Dan grew up in a Christian home and was saved at the age of 16 at camp. Soon after his salvation, Dan believed the Lord was calling him into the ministry. He graduated from Maranatha Baptist University with a Bible degree, focused in Church Ministries. In 2001 he married his wife Katie, who graduated the following year with a degree in Missions. Since graduation, they have worked either full time or part time in various ministries and roles. Dan and Katie have 2 children: their son Caden and daughter Jordyn.