About Dana

Dana was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and moved to Joplin, Missouri to attend Ozark Christian College in the 80s. She met her husband, Tom, and they now have four children. They moved to Ozark in the early 2000s.

Dana loves kids and has worked with them for years. She thinks there is nothing better than to teach little ones about Jesus and how much He loves them. She is the Director of our Kids Korner Preschool which is a ministry of Glendale for children ages 2 through 5.


Her passions include loving Jesus and seeing Him work in our everyday lives. A published author, she shares her experiences with Jesus in a book of short devotionals and has also published inspirational romance novels and a mystery series.

Dana will never turn down a chance to write, eat Oreo cookies or Cheez-Its, or sip on a decaf mocha.