Bio. Lead Pastor Dan Walker was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and moved to St Louis after earning a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. After doing research at Monsanto for a number of years, God called Dan into the ministry and he completed a M.Div. degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St Louis. Dan has pastored in St Louis for over ten years and is excited about God's plans for Life Church in the St Louis metro area.
Family. Dan and his wife Carol have seven children: Joel, Luke, Joshua, Deborah, Rebekah, Peter and Anna who they are homeschooling. Carol serves as the Children's Pastor at Life Church, bringing her training as public school teacher as well as home school mother to this important ministry. Dan and Carol also serve on the board of West County Christian Home Educators (WCCHE).
Vision. Dan has a vision to lead Life Church to reach people for Jesus and help them grow into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. His biblical teaching style appeals to both new believers and those who are mature with a heart to continually grow in God. Dan believes that an accurate understanding of God's Word must lead to life application through the power of the Spirit to achieve God's purpose.