Get to know Pastor Dan

Dan graduated from Eugene Bible College in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Literature with a Pastoral major. He attended Ministries Institute in Eugene at the Faith Center 1978-1980. Dan graduated from Bakke Graduate University in Seattle with a Master’s degree in Theology in May of 2008.

March 1979 – October 1983: Dan was the College pastor, Associate pastor and Worship Leader at Faith Center in Eugene for Roy Hicks Jr.

October 1983 – September 1984: The Johnson family moved to Lebanon, Oregon to assist Jared Roth in pastoring two churches, Lebanon Foursquare Church and the Foursquare Church in Sweet Home. Dan served as Teaching pastor, Worship Leader, and Youth Pastor for both churches.

September 1984 – July 1988: Dan was Senior Pastor of the Lebanon Foursquare Church.

August 1988 – April 1995: Dan served in an assisting role for Ken Johnson in Bend, Oregon at Westside Church as Teaching Pastor, Executive Pastor, and Worship Leader.

May 1995 – to Present: Dan has been the Senior Pastor of Westside Foursquare Church in West Seattle. Westside has helped plant 30 churches in Romania (through the Caleb Good News ministry led by Jerry Riess – Caleb Good News Ministry has sent over 120 40-foot cargo containers of food, clothing, medicine and medical supplies to orphanages, gypsy villages and clinics in Romania and various countries in Europe and Africa. Westside currently shares their building with Casa de Oracion, a Spanish speaking congregation led by Pastor Memo Lopez.

Dan and his wife, Lori have 3 children, Danny, Holly and Rachel, and three wonderful grandchildren.