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Senior Pastor

Rev Dr. Daniel Moore founded Messiah Christian Church in 1988.

Since then, it has grown slowly and steadily to become a respected and important part of the southern Maine communities.

Pastor Dan loves to see people come to Christ and grow and change

  • Pastor Dan accepted Christ in 1977.
  • He has his Masters degree from Gordon-Conwell Seminary and also holds two other Masters' degrees in Counseling and Education. He has also completed his doctorate degree in Ministry.
  • He played for the Birmingham Stars, a semi professional basketball team, and he once held the record for the most points scored in a high school basketball game with 71 points. 
  • He served on the foreign mission field in Saudi Arabia and he is currently the chaplain for the Wells Fire Department
  • His favorite scripture is, 1 Corinthians 15: 58: "Stand firm and let nothing move you. Always give yourself fully to the work of the Lord."

The Senior Pastor is the spiritual overseer of the local church. He is responsible before God for the general direction of the local body. He is an ex-officio member of all committees and ministries. He is the chairman of the Board of Elders, thus providing insight and direction in the operation of the church. The pastor is responsible in the following areas: 
  • Feed the flock with God’s Word. II Timothy 4:2
  • Leading the flock into truth. Hebrews 13:9
  • Guarding the flock. Acts 20:28-30
  • Counseling the flock. Proverbs 12:20, 24:6
  • Teaching sound doctrine. II Timothy 4:2-3
  • Accounting for the flock. Hebrews 13:17, Colossians 1:28
  • Distributing sacraments of Communion and Water Baptism

Training others to do work of ministry. Ephesians 4:11-12