Dan Papworth is 46 and is married with two children.
From an early age he has had a deep love of nature, and studied first Environmental Science and later gained a Masters in Applied Theology. He was ordained in the Church in Wales in 1999 and has worked in hospital chaplaincy and parish ministry. He has been part of Forest Church from its beginnings. He left full time ministry in 2013 to concentrate on family, writing and spiritual accompaniment. His first book, The Lives Around Us: Daily Meditations for Nature Connection, is published by Christian Alternative Publishing.