Pastor Dan has served London Baptist Church since 2014. He has been in the pastorate for 11 years and served in music ministry for 15 years before following God’s direction to preach. Not only does he have a heart for preaching the Word of God, he also has a passion for teaching it as well, as his first vocation was teaching. He spent 31 years as a band director in the public schools. Since being called to full time ministry and spending time in Israel in Bible Study with noted Bible teacher Ray Vander Laan, Pastor Dan works to present the Bible in its historical and cultural context. He encourages the church to always remember that God desires that all people would come to know Him and that the church is Jesus’ representative here on earth as commanded in the Great Commission. For each of us in God’s Church, Pastor Dan believes in the importance of Jesus’ commands in Matthew 22:37-39… “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.