Dann Stouten

Dr. Dann Stouten is the Regional Coordinator of Development for the Reformed Church in America. Prior to that he was the senior pastor at Community Reformed Church in Zeeland, Michigan. While Dann was leading Community, the church was one of the fastest growing churches in West Michigan.

After a highly a successful career in the automobile business where he won Volvo’s national sales award and Mercedes Benz Star sales manager of the year, Dann went to Western Theological Seminary and received his MDiv and DMin. Since then he has worked for over thirty years as a pastor, teacher, author, and leadership coach.

Dann now works with churches to help them assess their current reality, discover their preferred future, and develop a pathway to realize their objectives. His goal is to outfit the church to influence the world for Jesus Christ.

Dann is the author of The Gate: A Novel (Revell 2013), and he has written the Illustration/Application portion of the Teach the Text commentary series (Baker Books 2016).

Dann has been married to Carol for four decades and together they have three adult children: Kate, Kelly, and Tara (married to Adam). They also have two grandchildren: Jackie and Grace.


Most recent project: The Thin Place: Where Faith and Doubt Collide (Elk Lake Publishing Inc., 2021)


Website: dannstouten.com


Represented by Tim Beals