D. A. Horton is currently planting a church in Los Angeles. He served as the national coordinator of Urban Student Missions at the North American Mission Board and also as the executive director of ReachLife Ministries, the nonprofit ministry of Reach Records. He pastored in Kansas City for nearly six years. D. A. earned his bachelor's degree in biblical studies at Calvary Bible College and his master's in Christian studies from Calvary Theological Seminary. He is currently working on a PhD in applied theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Elicia, have three precious children.