Rev. Dale Bost was born and raised in rural Cabarrus County. After graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School he attended North Carolina State University where he graduated with two Bachelors of Science degrees. Dale had a long career in the textile industry before answering the call to ministry at age 45. He received his Masters of Divinity from Hood Theological Seminary in May 2008. He served several churches in the Western North Carolina Conference before coming to Mt. Bethel in June 2016.
Dale and his wife, Hannah, have two grown children: Emily Burton of Rockwell and Adam Bost of Kannapolis. They also have two grandchildren, Jacob and Alison Burton.