Dan Christian
Associate Pastor of Congregational Life, Enfolding Ministries


My Commitment: Equipping members to enfold other believers deeper into the community and ministry of the church so that all will grow toward maturity in Christ.

My Education & Experience: BS in Bible/Youth Ministry from Multnomah Bible College; 1998 – 2005: Campus Minister with AACF at Cal Poly Pomona; 2005 – present: Evergreen SGV pastoral staff

My Family:  Vera (wife), Janna, Matthew, Anah, Jonathan

Favorite books & authors:The Chronicles of Narnia, and anything else by C.S. Lewis; The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman; The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard; Becoming a True Spiritual Community by Larry Crabb; A Praying Life by Paul Miller; Spiritual Disciplines Handbook by Adele Calhoun;  Paul Tripp, J.R.R. Tolkien, Henri Nouwen, Timothy Keller, Madeleine L’Engle, Stephen Lawhead, Ruth Haley Barton, John Eldredge, Richard Foster, Randy Alcorn

Hobbies, interests, pastimes: custom woodworking & design; biking; hiking; reading; playing board games with my family; LEGOs

Favorite foods: cinnamon rolls, lemon bars, cheesecake and most other sweets; lasagna and pastas of any kind; peanut butter & banana sandwiches; Vera’s homemade rolls; Red Robin’s Banzai Burger; rib-eye steaks (as long as they’re cooked…no blood)

Life verse: “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things, at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:8

Favorite quote: “I want to live in such a way that makes no sense if God does not exist.” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Current reading: A Loving Life, by Paul Miller; Same Lake Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability, by Stephanie O. Hubach

Web Resources or Blogs I frequent:

Justin Taylor's blog: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/

Bible Gateway: www.BibleGateway.com

Notes from my Unhurried Journey: http://alanfadling.com/

Desiring God website: http://www.desiringgod.org/