Pastor Dan has been the Senior Pastor of Gardner Church of the Nazarene since January 1, 1995.
After giving his heart to Christ on December 28, 1985, Pastor Dan was called to pastoral ministry while attending Denver First Church of the Nazarene. He received his ministerial training and education at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO., graduating in May 1995. He was ordained on the Kansas City District in August 1997 by his former pastor in Denver, Dr. James Diehl.
He and his wife Denise, a substitute teach for the Gardner, KS school district, have been married for 29 years, and are the parents of three daughters and one son, Sarah, Christopher, Rachel, and Katherine. They are also the proud grandparent of one grandson, Blake.