PASTOR DANIEL E. DAGAN’S BIO
Blessed to marry the woman I love on December 16, 1995. Since then the Lord has given us three handsome, happy, healthy and loving sons: Zachary, Jacob and Alexander. God has been so good to me. I AM VERY THANKFUL.
PLANT CITY HIGH SCHOOL, Plant City, Florida
Diploma: May 1990
UNIVERSITY LOUISIANA OF MONROE, Monroe, Louisiana
Diploma: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. May 1998
Masters work about half completed.
I had a heavy focus of world religion and philosophy during my undergraduate studies. Additionally, I was privileged to study under two of the great Apostolic Pentecostal teachers of our day: the late George C. Coleman and Elder Fred J. Foster. I spent over ten years studying and preparing to Pastor God’s good people.
MINISTERIAL EXPERIENCE AND RELATED
Outreach Director and member of the Pastoral Staff at THE PENTECOSTALS of the Twin Cities in West Monroe, Louisiana. This was under Pastor Mark Foster’s leadership. I was responsible for overseeing all activities reaching out into the community as well as assimilating all newcomers to the church. Also includes assisting Pastor in some secondary pastoral duties. 2/98 – 10/02
Outreach Director and Assistant Pastor at the Lighthouse Apostolic Church in Monroe, Louisiana. Assisted Pastor Alvin Walker in various duties such as leading a team of people in reaching out into the community as well as assimilating all newcomers. Received extensive leadership training with John Maxwell’s “In-Joy Club” Leadership Materials. 5/91-1/98
I was a scholarship member of the University Louisiana of Monroe football team. This opportunity provided me with a good opportunity to learn teamwork, communication, goal setting, and prioritizing. It was during this time (05/08/91) I was saved and begin to walk with the Lord. 1990-1994
I have also been employed by CATERPILLAR heavy equipment dealers in Louisiana and Florida since 1994. I have worked full time since graduating college and the Lord has blessed me. I have filled a number of position in the parts, service and sales departments.
2002 – 2000 Eastside Christian Academy (Part-time Chaplin for grades 7-12)
2000 – 1998 Haven Nursing Home (Chaplin)
2000 – 1995 Various Public High Schools (Mentor / Big Brother / Speaker)
1995 – 1991 Various Elementary and Junior High Schools (Mentor / Big Brother / Speaker)
1994– 1991 Campus Ministry (Vice President)
1991 – Current Neighborhood Care Group (Leader and Organizer)
1991 – Current Hospital Visitation
1991 – Current Jail Visitation
2012 - Current Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Chaplain
Relates well to all people regardless of their race or economic standing in society.
Strong organizational and leadership abilities.
Experienced at all areas of North American Pastoral ministry (preaching, teaching, counseling, weddings, bereavement services, baby dedications, baptisms, home bible study teaching, altar working, hospital ministry, children-youth and family ministry, church administration and related).
GOOD WORSHIPPER BUT NOT A GOOD SINGER…LOL