Upon graduation in Theology from Ohio Christian University, David Dean entered Olivet Nazarene University’s Church Management program and earned his Master's degree. Since then David has been an evangelist in many churches, camps, and colleges, as well as a servant in mission fields for 25 years.
Since 2015, Rev. Dean is serving as OCU’s Director of Church Relations and Executive Director of the Toler Leadership Institutes. He is also the appointed Chairman of the Commission on Evangelism and Discipleship for Churches of Christ in Christian Union.
Previously, David was Senior Pastor of Chillicothe’s Brookside Church and West Central District Superintendent and Assistant General Superintendent of Churches of Christ in Christian Union. And, he served as pastor for three other churches in Arizona, Georgia, and Ohio.
In 2015, David was appointed Executive Director of the Toler Leadership Institutes. The Institutes are committed to raising up effective, godly leaders across the nation and around the world. David’s passion is preaching the word of God and helping lost persons come to Christ.
Articles of Interest
Dr. Caleb Friedeman Publishes Major Reference Work
Published: April 1, 2021
Dr. Melvin Maxwell Graduates to Glory
Published: July 4, 2020
Alumni Spotlight: Zach Mason
Published: May 9, 2020
Trailblazer Baseball Hosts Local Student Battling Cancer
Published: April 8, 2020
Casey Coons Inducted Into Taylor University Hall of Fame
Published: October 16, 2019
Archived Articles of Interest
Youth Leadership Conference Focuses on Engaging Youth Culture
Published: January 11, 2019
Students Serve Refugees in Spain over Christmas Break
Published: January 2, 2019
A Christmas Message
Published: December 14, 2018
Master of Arts in Leadership Adds Value
Published: December 6, 2018