Dr. Daniel Varnell graduated from Penn State University with a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and received a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Christian International. He is a former pastor and scientist (Hercules, Ashland, and Solenis) with many patents and awards. He has taught pastors in several countries, was a teacher for Elim College courses, and has created and taught over 1000 small group Bible lessons. He is currently in charge of the missions team at his local church. He is married to Barb Varnell and has graduated three daughters from Mount Sophia. He is also the MSA golf coach. His lessons bring challenges and practical applications of the scriptures. He is an avid gardener and golfer.