Darren is the founding Director of the Northwest School of Discipleship. He has ministered in churches for nearly thirty years, most recently for 11 years as the Preaching Minister for the Keizer Church of Christ in Keizer, Oregon. Prior to coming to Keizer, he served as minister for churches in Portland, British Columbia, and Texas. Over the years he has taught as an instructor at several Christian Universities and community colleges, including Cascade College. Darren holds a BA in Biblical Languages, an MS in Biblical and Related Studies, an MA in History, and a PhD in History. He is the author of the Family Worship Guide: A Handbook for the Christian Home (2020). He is striving to grow as a disciple of Jesus, a devoted husband to his wife Melody, and loving father to eight wonderful kids.