Dann Spader graduated from Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and currently serves as a consultant to more than eighteen denominations developing youth and church leadership. He has more than twelve years of pastoral care experience.

Dann has dedicated his life to disciple-making and teaching others how to take someone from seeker to making disciples themselves. More than 750,000 people in 90 plus countries have been trained to make disciples through organizations he has led. He is the Founder and Director of Sonlife ministries and currently serves as President of Global Youth Initiative, an alliance of organizations in 95 countries committed to “equipping young leaders for movements of multiplication”.

Dann has written numerous leadership training manuals, articles and videos. He is the co-author of Growing a Healthy Church and The Everyday Commission, among other titles.