Dan Dumas is a teaching pastor and elder at Crossing Church in Louisville, KY. He is passionate about leadership, expository preaching, biblical manhood and being an idea-generating, transformational ministry architect. He is the author of Live Smart, and the co-author of A Guide to Biblical Manhood and the editor of A Guide to Expository MinistryDumas became a Senior Vice President and Faculty member at Southern Seminary in 2007. Dan provides a variety of coaching and consulting for businesses, churches, and their leaders. Dan has served in a variety of ministry 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 specialist.

Dan is married to Jane and has two children: Aidan (13) and Elijah (7). He loves all things sports (especially water sports) and is an avid outdoorsman who loves hunting and fly fishing.