Daniel De Jesus

Daniel De Jesus

Daniel De Jesus is married to his high school sweetheart and lives in Dallas, Texas, with their two sassy daughters. His last name really does mean “of Jesus” but he finds it ironic that he didn’t actually meet Jesus until college. Daniel serves as the elementary pastor at Bent Tree Bible, a multi-site church whose mission is to “see to it that no one misses the grace of God.” He also works with the good folks at Orange on the Go Weekly strategy and can be seen emceeing the Orange Conference live stream each year.

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Why the Church Needs Less Volunteers and More Mentors

I’ve been a huge advocate for mentoring for about 10 years and have been blessed to experience being both a mentor and a mentee for the last several. Concurrently, I’ve been working in children’s ministry in the local church and now oversee an elementary ministry that consists of about 300 first-fifth graders and nearly 100 volunteers on Sunday mornings.

Believe it or not, I used to keep these two worlds separate from one another.

The work…

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