Darrin founded The Journey in 2002 in the urban core of St. Louis, Missouri. The Journey has six locations and has released seven church plants. Darrin is Vice President of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network and has helped start multiple non-profits in St. Louis. He also serves as Chaplain to the St. Louis Cardinals.
After earning his B.A. in Biblical languages from Southwest Baptist University and a Master's of Divinity (summa cum laude) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Darrin earned his Doctor of Ministry from Covenant Seminary. Darrin is author of The Dude's Guide to Manhood, Church Planter, co-author, Replant and For the City, and contributor to the ESV Gospel Transformation Bible and Don't Call it A Comeback. In November 2015, he and his wife, Amie, released their first book together, entitled, The Dude's Guide to Marriage.
Darrin is married to his high school sweetheart, Amie, and they have four beautiful children: Glory, Grace, Drew, and Delainey.