Dan grew up in Minnesota and graduated with an Associates Degree from Northwestern College in St. Paul. In January of 1993 he became a missionary with World Impact in Chester, Pennsylvania, where he was involved in community ministry, youth and teen clubs, discipleship, and church planting. On December 28, 1996 he married Carolyn Yoder. In June of 1998 Dan and Carolyn moved to Wichita, Kansas and joined the team at The Urban Ministry Institute.
Dan's role as Technology Director includes web and graphic design, audio and video production, and technical troubleshooting.