Dana and Nancy Hanson have been married 32 years and reside in Winnetka, CA. They have three adult children, Kristina (Sean) Herman and daughters Kaylee & Elise, and twin sons, Gregory (Becca) and David.
Dana has been a pastor at LIFEhouse Church for 36 years, serving as senior pastor since 1996.
Dana was a personal student and friend of Dallas Willard for over 12 years, and is author of Reboot: 70 Life Lessons with Dallas Willard (Good Son Books, Anaheim, 2015). Dana is also the creator of the How To Be A Christian Without Being A Jerk! series, endorsed by Dallas.
A veteran blogger (danahanson.org, grandpablogger.com), contributor to Life and Liberty Magazine, Life Model Works, Faithinkubators in parenting and the faith/ science field, and 3DM in discipleship training.
Born in Wisconsin, Dana continues to be an avid Badger and Packer fan. He enjoys golf, weightlifting, hiking, and family vacations in Maui. Friday is his favorite day because it’s Grandpa Day, when he gets to watch Kaylee and/or Elise!