Dan Steigerwald

Dan1.jpgDr. Daniel Steigerwald resides in Portland, Oregon with his Canadian wife, Ann.  For the past 19 years he has served in various leadership capacities with Communitas:  church plant team leader, member of Communitas' senior leadership team, Communitas' North America Director, and now presently as Communitas' Advancement Team Leader for the Pacific Northwest. 

Dan also operates bi-vocationally as a certified leadership coach, leading coaching teams with Bridges (www.bridgesus.org), ForgePDX (www.forgepdx.org), and George Fox Seminary (where in 2009 he earned a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership in the Emerging Culture).

Prior to his arrival in Portland in 2006, Dan spent over 20 years in Europe and various developing world contexts serving as a missionary, church-planter, and founding pastor of Crossroads International Church of The Hague (www.crossroadschurch.nl).  

Dan commonly works with pioneering leaders, church planters and churches, training and speaking into these areas:

  • Activating the church into missional-incarnational mode
  • Equipping into missionary lifestyle (Dan authored the book "Growing Local Missionaries")
  • Maturing church plants and churches into sustainable, maturing communities (Dan authored the book "Grow Where You’re Planted")
  • Transformational leadership and building healthy leadership communities (using assessment tools such as Strengthsfinder, Emotional Intelligence Inventory (EQi)).
  • Discerning the qualities and experience needed for leading missional initiatives and new churches.

 Dan can be reached at:  dsteiger@gocommunitas.org