Our pastor, Dan Guider, was saved at the age of 15 at Bible Baptist Church in Lenoir City, Tennessee. He was called to preach that same year and to the mission field at the age of 16. He entered Tabernacle Baptist Bible College in Greenville, SC and graduated in 1975.
He and his wife Martha were accepted by the mission board BIMI and arrived in Trinidad, West Indies June 3, 1976. They spent a total of 13 years in Trinidad and St. Thomas, USVI. In St. Thomas Bro. Dan taught at Bluewater Bible College for 7 years.
In 1987 he was offered the position of Director of Baptist International Bible Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. After two years of prayer and seeking God's will, Dan and his family returned to the States. Bro. Dan still directs and teaches at BIBI. He has pastored two other churches in Fulton County before coming to Iron Hill.
Bro. Dan and Martha have five children and seven grandchildren. Besides earning a THG at Tabernacle, he also earned a BS. from Liberty University, a THM from Bethel Seminary and a D.Min. from Bethany Seminary. He loves to fish, hunt, gardening and sports. He is an avid Braves fan and being from Tennessee, loves the Tennessee Vols.