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Bios

Dan Woltmann grew up in the home of full time Christian school teachers. Although born in Michigan, Dan spent the majority of his early childhood in the Tallahassee, FL area and attended Aucilla Christian Academy, a satellite school at the time of North Florida Baptist Church and Christian School. His family moved just prior to his junior high years to serve at Bible Baptist Church and Christian Academy in Savannah, GA. Dan's high school years were spent at Temple Heights Baptist Church and Christian Academy (Tampa, FL) where he graduated in June, 1985.


Dan was saved at the tender age of 5 years old. Throughout his childhood and teen years he was privileged to meet and to learn from many pillars of fundamentalism and outstanding preachers. It was from these men that he developed a strong conviction on the truth of God's Word. Dan surrendered to preach at the age of 14; he preached his first sermon at the age of 16 to his youth group. During Dan's senior year, Dr. Bill Rice III met with Dan about his future college plans. It was then that Dan decided to attend Pensacola Christian College as an evangelism major. Dan graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Evangelism in May, 1990.


Dan's ministry experience is vast and varied.

• Began 4 Christian service Bible clubs at Pensacola Christian College (1985-1990)

• Intern with Dr. Ron Comfort (Christmas break, 1986)

• Camp counselor for the Bill Rice Ranch (Summer 1987) and Life Action Camp (Summer 1990)

• Seventh grade teacher, Temple Heights Christian School, Tampa, FL (1990-1991)

• Taught Bible classes, Alamance Christian School, Graham, NC (2004-2007)

• Assistant to the pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Henderson, NC under Dr. Russell Bell; youth pastor, music director, etc.(1992-1995)

• Ordained, April, 1997 under the leadership of Dr. Russel Bell

• Developed multiple children/youth programs for churches; trained leaders and teachers for the aforementioned programs; developed our current format and conducted numerous VBS'; counseled in the writing of several church constitiutions and statement of faiths (1995-present)

• Founded the ministry (2002)


Melissa Clevinger Woltmann is the daughter of a blue collar worker and stay at home mom. Her parents believed in the importance of a good education and enrolled her in Victory Christian Academy in Jacksonville, FL at 4 years old. Through the ministry of VCA Melissa was saved at the age of 6 following a chapel message. Shortly after, Melissa's parents were also saved. Melissa surrendered to the Lord as a seventh grader. She attended Victory from K-4 through 12th grade and graduated in June, 1985.


Following the Lord's leading, Melissa attended Pensacola Christian College. She graduated in May, 1989 with a Bachelor's degree in English Education. She taught English and Speech at PCC for one year as a GA. From 1990-1991, Melissa served as Speech teacher and church secretary for her home church and alma mater, Victory Baptist Church and Christian Academy under Pastor Raymond E. Dunning. She also served as office manager for Oakside Baptist Church, LaGrange, GA from 2007-2009 under Pastor Stephen W. Curry. Melissa's ministry experience also includes children's ministry, teaching, counseling and writing.


Dan and Melissa were married June 8, 1991. In May, 1992 the Lord blessed them with their son, Nathan. They also have 4 children awaiting them in Heaven: Andrew (1993), Caleb (June 9-28, 1997), Gabriel (1998), and Naomi (1999). Nathan was home schooled from 1st though 12th grade; he graduated from ABeka Academy in May, 2010. Nathan has been a tremendous blessing to our family as well as the ministry, helping in the children's ministries as well as being our source of technology help on occasion. Nathan is currently attending Pensacola Christian College.




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