D.A. Horton

D.A. Horton, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, currently serves as the National Coordinator for Urban Student Missions at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). His prior work includes serving as the Executive Director of ReachLife Ministries, the non-profit ministry of Reach Records and an urban church planter, pastor and Lead Teaching Elder in Kansas City, MO for 6 years. D.A. also has served as an Adjunct Professor at Calvary Bible College teaching systematic and contemporary theology courses in addition to the seven urban-focused courses he wrote for the Urban Studies major. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies at Calvary Bible College and his Master’s Degree in Christian Studies from Calvary Theological Seminary. D.A. is currently working towards his PhD in Applied Theology with a North American Missions emphasis at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jul 19

D.A. Horton on the Importance of Reaching College Students by D.A. Horton

Why should ministries concern themselves with reaching college students?

Jul 6

D.A. Horton on Churches Looking Like Their Neighborhoods by D.A. Horton

Series: Conversations

We sat down with D.A. Horton in the FTC video suite and asked, "What advice would you give the pastor who wants his church to look like his neighborhood?"

Jul 6

D.A. Horton on Winning a Church to Mission by D.A. Horton

Series: Conversations

We recently sat down with D.A. Horton in the FTC video suite and asked him, "How can a pastor win his church to mission?"

Apr 27

The Blessings of Bivocational Ministry by D.A. Horton

Starting out bivocational for a season may provide your church with the stability you need to have a long lasting impact in the city God has called you to.

Apr 7

4 Qualities of a Legacy Leader by D.A. Horton

 In your moments of frustration, it's easy to give in to the assumptions of your flesh and think that the majority of those who are looking at you are hecklers, when in reality they’re not. I’m convinced that its in those moments that God is building up legacy leaders in our city's churches. Legacy leaders are those men who God provides a unique measure of grace to weather many storms in order to not only start faithfully but to finish strong.