About Dan Kenneth Phillips


"Brother Dan" has over two decades of experience as a minister, chaplain and counselor. His background includes responsibilities of counseling patients with terminal illnesses and their families. He has taught courses to nursing homes and churches on death and dying, issues of grief, and has frequently led bereavement memorial services at institutions where dealing with death is a frequent occurrence.

As a writer, his publications have been printed in over two dozen periodicals, literary journals, newspapers, and his sermon, God's Greatest Gift, was published in a book by Broadman Press as one of the ten best sermons in 1978.

He has over 20 years of pastoral experience and is a frequent retreat leader on issues of Spiritual Development. Thomas Merton, and Spiritual journaling. His web page, How to Develop a Spiritual Journal, is frequently used in universities and churches as an example of the importance of keeping track of God's movement in one's life.

He is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Presently he is a chaplain at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. His web resume can be found below: http://edge.net/~dphillip/resumechaplain.html

In his lifetime he has been a web designer, telecommunications consultant, ham radio operator N4NU, a minister, an editor, and a father of Melinda and husband of Janet.

A complete sitemap of his web work includes over 35 web pages he has done relating to travel, spirituality, and biography, plus his book Four Corners - A Literary Excursion Across America

Dan lives in Franklin, TN and attends Clearview Baptist Church.