Ministry Leadership Staff

Dan Sardinas, Senior Pastor

Dan Sardinas became our Senior Pastor in May 2013. Dan has served in pastoral ministry for 17 years as senior pastor, youth pastor and church planter in Pennsylvania and Florida.

Dan is an avid lover of technology - specifically anything related to Apple. He loves sports (NY Yankees, NJ Devils, NY Giants, NY Knicks), photography, coffee and blogging (check him out at Dan has authored a book about his faith journey entitled Gospel Confusion: Confessions of a Pastor

Dan has also written several books to take Northwest Baptist Church deeper into the Word.

1. Breath Upon Breath
2. Grace Upon Grace
3. 50 Days of Promise
4. 40 Days of Light

You can connect with Dan on Facebook or Twitter!

You can email Dan at 

He is a family man who truly loves his wife, Lori, and their three children - Tyler, Brianna and Brandon. 

Jimmie Vann, Associate Pastor (Music and Worship)

Jimmie Vann began serving Northwest Baptist Church in 2011. He previously served as Minister thru Music and Youth Pastor at Baptist Churches in Tampa, and served as Minister thru Music at First Baptist Church, Bradenton, FL for 31 years.

You can email Jimmie at 

Jimmie enjoys a life-long passion for all kinds of music and drama. He and his wife, Brenda, have been active and church and Bay Area music, drama and production for 35 years.