A native of Miami, Florida, Danny grew up in the Florida Keys and only attended church when his grandfather came to visit. In 1990, Danny’s family started attending the First Baptist Church of Key Largo, FL. A year later, Danny became a believer and his family moved to the town of Wauchula, FL. Danny became an active member in the youth group at First Baptist Church of Wauchula. In high school Danny was involved in baseball and tennis and was a member of both Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
He did his undergraduate work at Belmont University in Nashville, TN where he was a Religion major. He graduated with his bachelor degree in 1998. He then attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville where he studied Christian Education and served 2 years at the Vice President/Treasurer for SGA and was the Head of the Student Ethics Committee. He earned a M.A.C.E in 2001.
Danny began his full-time ministry work in the Summer of 2001 and has served churches and organizations in the states of Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio. In his 16 years of service, he has served as a Minister of Youth and Recreation, Associate Pastor of Students and Education, Houseparent, Pastor of Youth and Children, and most recently as Director of Children’s Ministries here at Norwood Christian Church in Cincinnati, OH. Danny and Amy have been married for almost 13 years. Amy is a student at NKU and works for Lifeway Christian Resources and Gateway Technical & Community College. They have one son who is 11 years old and two dogs.
Danny was licensed into the gospel ministry by Bay Street Baptist Church in Eustis, FL in 1999 and ordained into the gospel ministry by First Baptist Church of Bowling Green, FL in 2001.
Authors – Shel Silverstein, John C. Maxwell, Philip Gulley, Robert J. Morgan, Diana Loomans, Alice Gray, Josh McDowell, Michael & Hayley DiMarco, and Herbert C. Gabhart.
Music – Michael W. Smith, Rend Collective, Need to Breathe, Kristian Stanfill, Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, and Paul Simon.
Movie Quotes – “Oh. Johnny, I apologize; I forgot you were there. You may go now.” Doc Holliday (Tombstone), “My name is Gladiator.” Maximus Decimus Meridius (Gladiator), “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam… And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva… So tweasure your wuv.” The Impressive Clergyman (Princess Bride), and “There’s only one God, ma’am, and I’m pretty sure He doesn’t dress like that.” Captain America (The Avengers).
TV Shows – NCIS, NCIS New Orleans, Bull, Flash, Arrow, DC Legends of the Tomorrow, Designated Survivor, Grey’s Anatomy, Timeless, Lethal Weapon, Suits, Frequency, Person of Interest, and Psych.
Color – Yellow
Candy – Twizzlers
Bible Verse – Psalm 40:8