Daisuke Okada grew up in Tokyo, Japan. At age 16, he realized his sinfulness and his need for God's love and accepted Jesus Christ. He first arrived at VBC on a summer homestay program through Hamadera Bible Church in Osaka, Japan.
For several years, Daisuke served in the college, homestay and growth group ministries and taught adult Sunday school classes at Valley Bible. He earned his Masters of Divinity from The Master's Seminary in 2000.
He and his wife, Marcia, are now missionaries in Japan at Hamadera Bible Church, where Daisuke is assistant pastor. They have four children, Nicholas, Noah, Nathan, and Sophia. In his spare time, Daisuke enjoys playing and watching sports.