With an 8-CD discography and 24 years of children’s, youth and family
ministry in tow, Dean-o is a nationally-recognized leader known for excelling
in a dual role as both a children’s Pastor and musical evangelist, touring the
U.S. since 1997 to perform at churches, schools, camps and festivals such as
the Luis Palau, Harvest and Franklin Graham Crusades. Dean-o anchored the
3-day Salvation Army World Trade Center outreach in NYC to the families of
9/11, and in over 1,800 venues has seen over 12,500 children saved.
Recognized with a Dove Award® nomination for children’s album of the year
from the Gospel Music Association (GMA), Dean-o has served as a Children’s
Pastor, speaker and consultant – forming a unique and balanced perspective
of children’s and family ministry. Dean-o has published with FKO Music,
Child Evangelism Fellowship, Group and Standard Publishing, and has now
published the innovative Bible REPLAY CurriculumTM for Christian schools.
Dean-o is currently the children’s Pastor at Crossline Church in Laguna
Hills, CA and lives in Orange County, CA with his wife Karen and three
beautiful daughters – Jordan, Madison and Mackenzie. His energy, creative
philosophy of ministry, local outreach, and national exposure to churches
positions him to champion children’s & family ministry into the future!