Dan has been married to his wife, Laurie, for 38 years and they have 4 children and 7 grandchildren. They have lived in Columbia, MO for 13 years and are members of The Crossing Church, where they work with “Crossing Kids” ministry on Sunday mornings in areas of music, puppets, and story-telling. They also lead a Small Group Bible study and facilitate community service projects for 6 couples outside of church. Since becoming a follower of Christ in 1986, Dan has had a heart for – and been involved in – various overseas mission projects / trips, prison ministry, transitional ministry of ex-offenders, and Angel Tree ministry which led him to get involved in Camp David.