Dan Allender is a professor at the Department of
Biblical Counseling at Colorado Christian
University in Morrison, Colorado. He is the
founder of Wounded Heart Ministries, where he
regularly speaks and conducts seminars on a
variety of Christian life topics. Dan also
maintains a private counseling practice.
Dan and Bible scholar Tremper Longman III combined their expertise to tackle the subject of marriage in their books Bold Love and Intimate Allies, as well as
their 1994 Gold Medallion finalist, The Cry of
the Soul. Dan Allender's other book, The
Wounded Heart, was released in 1990.
Dan holds a bachelor's degree in
Philosophy/Religion, a Master of Divinity from
Westminster Theological Seminary, a Master of
Science in Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counseling
Psychology from Michigan State University. He
was ordained by the Presbyterian Church in
America in 1978 and is currently affiliated with
an independent Bible Church in Littleton,
Colorado. He and his wife, Rebecca, reside in
Littleton, Colorado, with their three children
and are involved in a small group commitment to
help other couples and families grow in Christ
as a community.