Pastor Dale was blessed to begin serving as Pastor of EBC on October 25, 2020. He and the love of his life and his best friend, Marianne, have two adult children and one granddaughter. He became a follower of Christ as a Royal Ambassador in 1978, and answered the call to pastor in 1996. Pastor Dale earned two degrees, Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (2001) and Master of Christian Ministry (2014), from North Greenville University. He seeks to be a disciple who pursues Jesus every day and encourages others in their discipleship journeys. He loves time with his family and traveling with Marianne, and enjoys reading and Clemson—where his daughter, son, and daughter-in-law are alumni—sports.