Head Pastor/Church Planter
In 2013, Dan sensed a call to plant a church in Lincoln. Less than a few months later, he sold his house in Kansas and moved his family here in the spring of 2014. Soon afterwards he began the work of planting Restoration City. He believes Lincoln is a wonderful city and a great place to establish an outpost for raising up disciples to take the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Dan and his wife Lauri, have 5 kids whom they homeschool. As a family, they enjoy reading good books, movies that provoke hearty laughter and some good sports competition. You can follow him on twitter for a good mixture of theological reflection and dry humor.
Director of College Ministry & Outreach
Derek gave his life to the Lord and was discipled while a student at KU. He is passionate about helping young people encounter Christ and become disciples during their college years. His vision is to see communities restored through the church passing on the faith, raising up leaders, and being salt and light in all of life. Outside of making disciples, you will also see him playing basketball, doing pro-life ministry, reading a good book, and spending time with his wife, Shannon.