Daniel (Dan) Odean serves as the Correctional Ministries Representative for The General Council of the Assemblies of God. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jimmy Swaggart Bible College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1988, was ordained in 1989, and earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri in 1991. Dan served as an endorsed Assemblies of God chaplain with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for 23 years. In his five different BOP assignments, he ministered to staff and inmates, including those on Federal Death Row, in a wide range of venues, including a Metropolitan Correctional Center, United States Penitentiary, Federal Detention Center, a Federal Correctional Complex, and the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners located in Springfield, Missouri.
Dan and his wife, Brenda, live in Springfield, Missouri, and have a son and two daughters: Caleb, Allison, and Morgan.