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Dan Thaxton, Lay Pastor

Dan Thaxton Bio:
Dan Thaxton is a long-time Lay Speaker and Lay Leader of the New Lebanon UMC. He has served as president of the Miami Valley Mission Society and as Chair of the District Committee on Lay Speaking, teaching Basic and Certified classes throughout the Miami Valley. In 2015 Dan retired from a 30+ year career as a Project Manager where he was recognized as a Subject Matter Expert on Identity and Security. He has advised numerous State and Federal agencies on how to improve national security credentials, including both houses of Congress, and has authored eight US patents. His 2012 book, The Heresy of Freedom, examines our personal beliefs and their  interplay in religion and politics from Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspectives. He is currently assigned as a Supply Pastor to NLUMC and teaches classes on Religious History in churches, libraries and other venues across the area.
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