- Sunday: 9am & 11am
In an effort to support the spiritual and emotional needs of our church family, biblical counseling is available through Grace Bible Church. Our counseling team is available to anyone struggling with the challenges of life or who simply needs Christian guidance. Feel free to contact either Pastor Dan or Merritt directly. We also have a working relationship with a full-time Biblical counselor from Heart Song Counseling, John Lauber. Heart Song's aim is to come along side a church like ours and provide us with trusted and trained counselors who share the same Gospel foundation for heart change. If you would like to seek John's help, you can find more about him and his contact information below.
John lives in Vienna with his wife Phyllis and three children and
Dan has been serving at Grace Bible since 1991. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Theology (Th.M) and earned his Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he had the privilege of studying under Haddon Robinson. He also serves with Entrust helping to train pastors in Moldova and, while in that part of the world, spends a few days helping to teach students at a missionary training center in Odessa, Ukraine. Dan and his wife Marge have three young adult children, and Marge serves as an Assistant Principal with Prince William County. Authors who have had the most influence on Dan include J.I. Packer, Francis Schaeffer, C.S. Lewis, John Stott and John Piper. He also enjoys reading detective and legal novels and taking long walks.
Merritt was born in South Carolina and grew up in Florida. He was rescued by God's saving grace in his early 20s, shortly after marrying his wife Yvette. Merritt & Yvette have three children, who are eagerly awaiting their next trip to the beach. In the 15+ years since graduating from seminary, Merritt has had the privilege of serving in student ministry, small group ministry, evangelism, and leadership development. Though he does not seem to receive