The Here and Now…

Dan Dumas presently serves as an organizational and operational leader at Family Tree Farms in Reedley California. Dan concurrently is the President of Planted Ministries, a church planting organization in Latin America, Africa and beyond. Dan previously served as Special Advisor for Foster Care and Adoption for the State of Kentucky.  Dan most recently pastored Christ Church in Bardstown, Kentucky. He is passionate about all things leadership, adoption, expository preaching and ministry, biblical manhood and being an idea-generating organizational leader. 

For Those Who Care…

He is the author of Live Smart, the co-author of A Guide to Biblical Manhood and the editor of A Guide to Expository Ministry. Dumas served as a Senior Vice President from 2007 – 2017. He currently also serves as a special advisor to the President of Southern Seminary and Faculty member. Dan writes on Leadership at his blog: Leaders Don’t Panic. Dan has served in a variety of capacities in many local churches, including Executive Pastor at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California. Prior to his time in ministry, Dan served in the US Navy as a search and rescue swimmer.

Dan is married to Jane and has two children: Aidan (19) and Elijah (13). Dan and family reside in Kingsburg, California. Dan loves all things sports (especially water sports), recently taken up Adventure motorcycle riding and is an avid outdoorsman who loves hunting and fly fishing.

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