Dan TurnerLead Pastor
Contact: dan@thenorthwestchurch.com

Current Book Project: Dying to Restart                                                                 

Spouse: Kristie (married in 2003)
Children: Lauren (2008), Jackson (2014), Phoebe (2015)
Pets: Gray Cat that acts like a dog
Favorite Drink: Ginger Ale
Favorite Snack: Anything Chocolate
Favorite Food: I love almost anything my wife cooks
Favorite Restaurant: We love Tiffin Indian Restaurant and know the staff well
Favorite DC Spot: I love visiting the National Cathedral
Favorite Hobby: Running, Playing stringed instruments, Fixing things, Playing with my kids
Birthday: April 17
Place I Grew Up: Lenoir, NC in Western NC
Other Places I’ve Lived: Charlotte, NC, Falls Church, VA, Anderson, IN
My favorite TV show: Whatever looks interesting on Netflix and Andy Griffith (I’m from NC!)
If I had a plane ticket: I would go to Cancun where we honeymooned
My ideal dinner guest: Would love to be with my dad who died in 1999
Car or Metro: 1996 Honda Civic (I’m driving it til it dies!)
Education: Master of Science in Civil Engineering (’96), Master of Divinity (’04), Doctor of Ministry (’13)
Home: Takoma Park, MD (12 minutes from NWCC)
Favorite Quality about God: His faithfulness
Favorite Scripture: Tons, but I love Romans 8 and Psalm 139
What I want a guest at NWCC to know:  I can’t wait to meet you and to hear your story.  We are all on a journey together, so release your fear that coming to church will be like being the new kid in school.