Daniel Rakoncay is Deaf Pastor of Heritage Baptist Church, St Augustine, FL.

Dan was born deaf in a hearing family around Chicago and went to all mainstreamed hearing schools using English sign language.  With help of his wife, Charity, he is trying to learn 100 percent of ASL and through the deaf ministry.  They have 3 hearing children, Asher (6), Sophia (4), and Judah (4 mos).   With thankfulness to Lord Jesus, Dan was born again in summer 1985 seeing the love of God through His Word.  At his point of great need from God, Dan surrendered his life to the Lord in 2007 by attending church faithfully and later graduated from Trinity Baptist College in 2013. He has burden for the deaf to “hear” the Word of God and currently as a deaf pastor at Heritage Baptist Church in St. Augustine, Florida.  Dan truly wants to catch up with the deaf world and so thankful for the family through church.