Rev. Daniel W. Cole
Rev. Dan Cole has been in full-time Christian ministry as a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene for 38 years. He and his wife, Roxanna, have served congregations in Illinois, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Indiana and Nebraska.
Prior to his current assignment, Dan assumed responsibility as Lead Pastor at Omaha Central Church of the Nazarene in February, 2008, after having served as Executive Pastor of the rapidly growing Crossroads Community Church of the Nazarene in Goshen, Indiana where he was responsible for the twelve-member staff and the day-to-day financial and operational direction of the church.
Soon after graduating high school in 1976, Dan attended Olivet Nazarene University and studied religion and biblical studies. He received an Associates Degree in Biblical Studies from Nazarene Bible College, Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1984 and graduated with honors (cum laude) from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business/Organizational Management, in 1999. Seeking to stay fresh with current trends, Dan has recently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Pastoral Leadership offered by Olivet Nazarene University.
Rev. Cole was appointed Nebraska District Superintendent by General Superintendent, Dr. Stan A. Toler, on April 18, 2011 and served the dual role capacity as Pastor/Superintendent for nearly four years. He became Nebraska’s full time district superintendent on January 1, 2015 at the invitation of the Nebraska District Advisory Board.
Dan met Roxanna while preaching a revival at the Church of the Nazarene she grew up in. They have been married 38 years and have four married children, Charles, Corey, Christopher, and Cassandra, and eleven grandchildren (8 grandsons and 3 granddaughters).
Dan Cole has a passion to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, proclaiming the Good News of hope and the life-transforming grace and power of Jesus Christ.