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
Alumnus Publishes Book
Published: October 26, 2021
2021 Summer Celebration Picnic
Published: August 6, 2021
Dr. Caleb Friedeman Publishes Major Reference Work
Published: April 1, 2021
Dr. Melvin Maxwell Graduates to Glory
Published: July 4, 2020
Archived Articles of Interest
Awaken Ministries Headlines Fall Revival
Published: September 12, 2018
Alumnus Profile: Mike Holbrook Elected CCCU General Superintendent
Published: August 7, 2018
Dean Joe Wuest Recognized with 2018 Ruth Bamford Award
Published: July 30, 2018
2018 Pastors Conference Shares Lessons in Leadership
Published: April 27, 2018
Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Receives 2018 Faith & Liberty Award
Published: February 21, 2018