Reverend Daryl C. Higgins attended Kent State University in Ohio where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Speech in 1970. He attended Ashland University Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio and received his Master of Divinity degree in 1974. In 1989, Reverend Higgins was called as Senior Minister of the First Protestant Church in New Braunfels, Texas. During Reverend Higgins’ ministry, a 5 1/2 million dollar building and campus renovation project has been realized. The church membership has increased and Sunday morning worship attendance is on the rise. Prior to his arrival in New Braunfels, he served churches in Ohio and California. Reverend Higgins and his wife, Ardie, have traveled extensively around the world, leading tours and preaching in many different foreign mission outposts. Reverend Higgins has received numerous awards including the National Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, Outstanding Young Men in America and Who’s Who in America and the Southwest. Reverend Higgins and his wife both enjoy music, spectator sports, reading and travel. Reverend Higgins is an enthusiast and collector of Corvette sports cars and is a licensed private pilot who has flown throughout the continental United States.