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Daniel Ketchum Biography:
Daniel Ketchum, Ph.D.
Wife: Carol Ketchum
  • Director of Nazarene Missions International (NMI), Global Prayer Initiatives, and Editor of Global Mission’s
  • Daniel and Carol are graduates of Northwest Nazarene University. Daniel completed an M.Div. at Nazarene Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. at the University of Idaho in Christian formation.
  • Before becoming missionaries, the Ketchum’s served as lead pastor in three churches, last at College Church in Nampa, Idaho. Daniel, an ordained elder, also served as a General Board member, Global President of Nazarene Youth International (NYI), District Superintendent, and University Trustee.
  • Daniel and Carol served in the Eurasia region as Field Director and Field Strategy Coordinator across three fields: Western Mediterranean, Southeastern Europe, and India/South Asia. They led national District Superintendents and Pastors across 28 nations in thousands of churches for evangelism, discipling, leadership, church development, and education.
  • Their son, Ryan, wife, and four children serve as Nazarene volunteer missionaries in a creative access area in Asia. Before this, they served as Nazarene volunteers in India for three years. Previously, Ryan was worship leader and residential director at Northwest Nazarene University.
  • Their daughter, Cherie, husband, and three children are planting a new Nazarene church in downtown Boise, Idaho. She is a worship leader and he is an ordained elder. Prior to this, they served in worship and youth in Nazarene churches in Idaho and Washington.


Updated November 2013
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