Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
– Cesar Chavez
It has been said that it is a leader’s job to shape culture. If this is true, how does one go about influencing culture, while remaining sensitive to other cultures?
Daniel has served in higher education for most of his career. Before joining the faculty, he served as Jessup’s Director of Campus Ministries, starting with the Rocklin campus opening in 2004. Here, he was instrumental in expanding chapel, discipleship and outreach programs around the globe. Additionally, he served as adjunct faculty in several academic disciplines. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, PA. He spent several months in Kenya, East Africa, conducting research on the Church’s role in peacemaking and ethnic reconciliation.
Daniel’s now serves as Associate Professor and Lead Faculty for the B.A. in Christian Leadership in Jessup's School of Theology and Leadership. His academic expertise includes Organizational Leadership, Practical Ministry, African History, Peacemaking Studies, International Development and Music. He is passionate about the impact of intercultural trends on areas across the curriculum. Daniel has worked extensively with nonprofits, serving in over 30 countries worldwide. Additionally, he is a frequent presenter at churches, retreats and conferences. Daniel lives in Roseville with his wife Alyssa, and three children.
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