Daniel is proud to lead the student ministry at the Encounter. He has been involved with youth ministry for several years, including two years as a youth intern and middle school pastor in Ohio. Daniel believes that God has called him to engage those far from God and to lead students in experiencing the life-changing power of the Gospel.  Daniel strives to see the next generation of students follow Jesus with their lives and commit to His mission. Daniel is married to Emily and they have a son named Zeke.