Dale Suggs (M.Div.) is a pastor, spiritual director, teacher, retreat leader, mental health advocate, and community activist. Dale has been learning, embodying, and teaching the Compassion Practice in both faith community and secular settings since 2015. Dale is Co-Founder & Director of the BELOVED Compassion Network connecting individuals and organizations in order to resource and support one another in becoming “schools of compassion”. He is Co-Founder & Pastor of the BELOVED Christian Community (BELOVED San Diego). He also is Team Leader for the Compassionate San Diego Charter Initiative. Dale has been married to Shelly Jones Suggs for 37 years. Together, they have 4 daughters and 3 granddaughters.