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Meet the Rev Daniel Christian

Pastor of St. Luke: Teacher, preacher, counselor and cheerleader for the faith lives of 120 adults, children, and family pets.

Born Into The World: The #1 Song was “Respect” by Aretha Franklin and best picture was In The Heat Of The Night, and Chevrolet introduced the Camaro.

Family: The love of my life Laura, our beautiful daughter Tessa, two Coton de Tulears and orange tabby cat.

Belief: We are all beloved children of God and God’s grace compels us to love and serve our neighbors, and our world.

Favorite Scripture: Romans 8: 31-39 and whatever I am preaching on each week.

Favorite Book in the Bible: Acts

Music: The Black Eyed Peas, U2, Cold Play,Metallica, Train, Johnny Cash, although these days, lullabies by Raffi and Woody Guthrie are heard most often around the house.

Hobbies: Weight lifting, bike riding, tennis, hiking, dog walking, swing and Latin dancing.

Favorite local Restaurant:  Il Fornaio in Corte Madera

Favorite Local Hike: Pantoll Ranger Station on Mt. Tamalpais

Favorite Recent Movie and Television: True Detectives, Masters of Sex, Gravity, All Is Lost, Mad Men, Orange Is the New Black, Modern Family, Dora the Explorer and Sophia the First.

Favorite Books This Year:  Kafka on the Shore, Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin, Feasting on the Word.

Education: Master Of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary, B.A. in Cinema from San Francisco State University.

Dan has been featured in the following bay area newspaper articles:

What Mamma Taught Me   http://www.marinij.com/ci_15049322?IADID=Search-www.marinij.com

Marin Minister Rolls Out Spiritual Welcome Mat  http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/28/DDR31CLAC8.DTL

The Unimaginable Becomes Real at Christmas http://novato.patch.com/articles/op-ed-the-unimaginable-becomes-real-at-christmas

You may contact Dan at:  revdan@stlukepres.org