Dan Dumas is a church planter and teaching pastor at Eastside Community Church in Louisville, Ky. He is passionate about leadership, expository preaching, biblical manhood and being a transformational ministry architect. He is the co-author of A Guide to Biblical Manhood. Dumas became senior vice president at Southern Seminary in October 2007. He came to Louisville from Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., where he served as elder, executive pastor, pastor of assimilation, director of conferences and pastor of the Cornerstone Fellowship Group. Prior to joining the staff at Grace, Dan logged extensive ministry hours at many local churches. He is married to Jane and has two children. He is the associate professor of spiritual formation at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He holds a doctor of ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He lives in Kansas City.