Daniel grew up in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains close to a small town called Siloam Springs, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkanas and earned a B.S. in Animal Science. Daniel sought preparation for the ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC where he earned an MDiv with languages and a PhD in Theology. Daniel Pastored for several years in North Carolina before God called him to Grace.
Daniel is married to Virginia, a career nurse, and they together share three beautiful daughters in Lydia (8), Charis (5), and Abigail (3).