Dan loves football, reading, and reading about football. He studied at Pacific Lutheran University and Luther Theological seminary. Dan brings extensive scriptural knowledge, an engaging speaking dynamic and a passion for sharing the Gospel in North Tacoma. He is most interested in helping others follow Jesus in whatever context he may be in. Dan is a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval reserves, and serves as Chaplain with a reserve marine unit.
He also enjoys working with parents, students, and fellow coaching staff as defensive coordinator for Bellarmine Prep’s football team.
Pastor Shaw’s Book Recommendations:
- C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity AND The Great Divorce.
- St Augustine: The Confessions.
- Gerhard Forde: On Being a Theologian of the Cross.
- Philip Yancey: The Jesus I Never Knew.
- Gene Edward Veith: Spirituality of the Cross.
- Timothy Keller: The Reason for God.
- Bo Giertz: The Hammer of God.
- George Wiegel: Letters to a Young Catholic.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Life Together.
- Oswald Chambers: My Utmost for His Highest.
Gerhard Forde: Theology is for Proclamation, Justification: A Matter of Death and Life.
James Nestingen: Martin Luther: A Life.
Steven Paulson: Lutheran Theology
C.S. Lewis: The Screwtape Letters, Miracles.
Martin Luther: The Freedom of a Christian, The Bondage of the Will, Letters of Spiritual Counsel, The Large Catechism.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Discipleship.
Soren Kierkegaard: Practice in Christianity.