I'm Dean and I'm the Lead Pastor of Cypress Point Community Church
of New Tampa, Wesley Chapel & Zephyrhills.
I like to travel, especially Europe, South East Asia,
the mountains of NC, and the Gulf Coast beaches.
Bill Hybels, Pat Conroy, Christopher Buckley,
C.S. Lewis, John Ortberg, Pete Hammil,
and Malcolm Gladwell.
Florida State Seminoles.
Sound of Music, A Shot in the Dark, Pink Panther,
Chariots of Fire, Shawshank Redemption, The Mission,
Princess Bride, Gladiator, Man on Fire, the Book of Eli.
AMERICANS I ADMIRE:
Many of the Puritan and Colonial leaders including Jonathan Edwards,
George Washington, Ben Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson.
From the 19th Century Mark Twain and Dwight Moody.
From the 20th Century, William F. Buckley, Jr., Billy Graham,
Dr. Martin L. King Jr., Bill Hybels, and my father and mother.