Dennis Sanders is a native of Flint, Michigan, the son of two retired autoworkers. He went to Michigan State University with a degree in Journalism.
Dennis graduated in 2001 from Luther Seminary and was ordained as a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 2002. From 2004 to 2007, Dennis was the founding pastor of Community of Grace Christian Church in St. Paul. From 2008 until 2013 Dennis was Associate Pastor at First Christian Church in Minneapolis.
He lives with his husband Daniel in Minneapolis with their three cats Carlos and Henri and Pedro. You can follow Dennis at his blog A Clockwork Pastor where he blogs on faith and autism.