As a young girl, Dina had a love and passion for sports and went on to play college basketball. While at Hope College, Dina led her basketball team to the NCAA National Championship by sinking two free throws with no time left on the clock. She continues to speak on various high school and college campuses.
After completing Bible School, Jeff and Dina planted their first church in Michingan in 2000. Dina and her husband, Jeff, planted Radiant Church in Kentucky in September of 2015. They along with their congregation, are passionate about making an impact on their community with the love and light of Christ. In addition to pastoring, Dina ministers at vaious types of conferences, retreats and athletic events.
Jeff and Dina have been married for 30 years and have four children; three of which are married. Son, Travis, and Ali live in North Carolina with their sons, Grady, Griffin and Grant. Scott and daughter, Leah, reside in Brandenburg, KY with their son, Payson, and daughter, Piper. Son, Spencer graduated from Bellarmine University and Bethel Supernatural School of Ministry. He and his wife, Katie, are currently attending Radiant School of Ministry in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Calvin, their youngest son, is a graduate of Hope College and is an elementary school teacher in Coopersville, Michigan.
Through her parents' divorce, sports injuries, and two diagnoses of cancer, Dina has experienced first hand the faithfulness of God to His Word; therefore, she has a passion for people to experience God through the power of His Word when applied to their lives.