Stan was born and raised on a farm near Tama, IA. He graduated from ISU with a B.S. in Agricultural Business, and from Midwestern Seminary with a M.A. in Theological Studies.  Stan came to know Jesus in high school and was highly influenced in college by the Salt Company. He married his beautiful wife Sarah in 2009 and they have four amazing daughters, Danica, Hannah, Talitha, and Janessa. He loves sports, the outdoors (especially hunting), and spending time with his girls.