Daniel has served as Senior Pastor of Bethany Community Church in Washington, IL since 2007. Prior to that he served as youth pastor and family pastor at Bethany Baptist Church. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Dallas in 1999 and majored in Literary Studies and Historical Studies. In 2004, he earned his Master's of Divinity from Moody Bible Institute. He recently finished his Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Preaching at Southern Seminary in May of 2011. Daniel and his wife, Whitney, have four children, Hannah, Austin, Noah, and Ellie. You can find out more about his wife and family by reading her blog. In addition to pastoral work, Daniel enjoys spending time with his family, date night with his wife, reading, swimming, biking, and running.