Dan Burleson grew up in Thousand Oaks, California. His grandparents led him to
the Lord at an early age. They continued to minister to him as he grew up.
Dan graduated from the Master's College in 1989 with a B.A. in Bible/Youth
Ministries and from Talbot School of Theology in 1997 with a M.A. in Christian
Dan was the Associate Pastor overseeing youth and Christian Education at Bethany
Baptist Church in Thousand Oaks, CA for 10 years, Children's Pastor at EV Free
Church in Newbury Park, CA for 11 years, Associate Pastor at Sunrise Community
Church and Administrator for the EFCA Southeast District Office in Atlantic Beach,
Florida for 5½ years, and Children's Pastor at First Free Church in Manchester,
Missouri for 2½ years.
Dan came to Cornerstone in April 2015 as Associate Pastor. He administrates the
Cornerstone Biblical Counseling Training Center, oversees our Children's Ministries,
and is helping with the transition into our new church facility.
Dan and Maria have been married since 1991 and have three children. Dan enjoys
spending time with his wife and kids, working out at the gym, and watching
Dan's favorite verse is 2 Corinthians 5:21, "He made Him who knew no sin to be sin
on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him."