Dan and Rachel have been enthusiastically married since 1980. They have three adult children and six grandchildren.
Dan is a graduate of Missio Seminary/Biblical Theological Seminary (M.Div.) in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Rachel’s studies include Bible, teaching and counseling (marriage and trauma).
They have served in Austria since 1989 as partners with Austrian Evangelical Churches to help develop and multiply churches that impact both individuals and cities.
Dan has served as the leader of TEAM Austria since 1996 and of TEAM Germany since 2018. He contributes to church multiplication and unity through home missions involvement with two Austrian free church denominations and the Evangelical Alliance of Austria. He also serves on the board of directors of the Austria Training Center and Heart Works.
Dan and Rachel were on a team with national believers that planted an active and influential church in Vienna, which Dan pastored until the end of 2016.
Together, Dan and Rachel have been discipling couples for over 20 years through marital and premarital counseling.
Rachel is a founder and chairperson for Herzwerk (Heart Works), a ministry initiative that reaches out to people in prostitution and victims of sex trafficking.
Dan and Rachel are passionate about the Church being at the center of God’s redeeming kingdom activity around the world, with discipleship as its motor and justice as part of the Good News to live and proclaim.