Daniel Flowers was born in Amarillo, TX and accepted Christ in the Methodist church at the age of 12. He has lived in the Austin area for the last 20 years. Barbie was raised in a strong Catholic family and was born and raised in the Austin area. Barbie reaffirmed her faith in Jesus and got baptized at Cityview in 2014.
Daniel and Barbie met in 2006 at a digital marketing company where they both worked. They married in 2009 and Daniel became a step-father to Brooke (14). Barbie and Daniel have 3 daughters together: Mia (7), Olivia (6), and Jillian (2). Barbie is a Project Manager for Engility, a company which contracts for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and Daniel is a Project Manager for Q2eBanking, a software company providing online banking services to financial institutions.
Over the last several years, Daniel and Barbie have seen their lives transformed as they have obediently followed where Jesus has led them. After joining Cityview in 2013, Daniel began serving on the worship team on lighting and media while Barbie served in Children’s ministry primarily in the pre-school and nursery rooms. For the past year, they have been leading the Zoe Live ministry where pre-school students get to worship and learn more about Jesus every Sunday. In early 2017, Daniel went on a mission trip to Nepal to share the gospel with many people who had never heard the name of Jesus. Barbie brought Brooke to Haiti for her first mission trip in the summer of 2017. Barbie and Daniel have been leading a growth group and led an Financial Peace University class in the summer of 2016. With every new opportunity to lead others, God has been leading them to follow Him more closely.