For over 25 years, Dan Grider has been working with church multiplication across the United States. In 1990 he planted a vibrant church in southern California. The church grew to over 1500 in attendance and launched nine church plants and campuses. He went on to serve at Beach Church in Myrtle Beach, creating a reproducing discipleship-making environment then Dan relocated to Knoxville, TN, where he launched the Ignite Church Network for church multiplication. Through a mentoring and discipleship-making model, he has created a strong and vibrant network of churches that reproduce leaders who are leading transformational communities.
Dan enjoys golfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, back packing, and surfing. He is married to Debra and they have two adult children.