Dan and Rachel have been enthusiastically married since 1980. They have three adult children and five grandchildren.
Dan is a graduate of Biblical Theological Seminary (M.Div.) in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, and 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. He contributes to church multiplication and unity through home missions involvement with two Austrian free church denominations and the Evangelical Alliance of Austria.
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 one of the founders of a ministry to men and women in prostitution and victims of human trafficking (Herzwerk/Heartworks). She works with the team and is currently serving as chairwoman.
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.
Charissa Ketcherside, Richard Zuch, Michael Zuch
Dan is the TEAM Austria ministry area leader.
Rachel is a founder and chairperson for Herzwerk(Heart Factory), a ministry initiative that reaches out to people in prostitution and victims of sex trafficking.
Dan and Rachel have the opportunity to be influence multiple churches in Austria through discipling, coaching and counseling with a focus on leadership development and disciple multiplication.
Please pray for wisdom for us to know how to invest ourselves and time in a way that will best produce disciples who make disciples.