Dan Yarnell has been involved in mission and theological education for over 25 years, teaching in various colleges in the Midlands. He has an MA in New Testament Studies from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, Illinois, USA. He is a visiting lecturer at BCC as well as a visiting lecturer at other theological colleges. He is the co-author of Celebrating the Small Church; Power and the Powers: the Use and Abuse of Missional Leadership, Forming Multicultural Partnerships; and Missional Discipleship After Christendom. He was previously the National Coordinator of the Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Great Britain and Ireland and is now their National Ecumenical Officer. He has been involved in various church plants and was for many years the Small Church Officer for the British Church Growth Association, developing resources to help smaller churches engage missionally in their ministry.
Dan is married to Amy and they have two adult children and three grandchildren. They live in Redditch, Worcestershire, leading a mid-week church seeking to re-engage those who have become prodigals. Dan enjoys listening to and playing live music, watching films, supporting Aston Villa, cricket and long walks and good food with friends.