Dan Cole Senior Pastor
Dan Cole, Central's Lead Pastor, has been in full time Christian ministry as a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene for nearly 32 years. He has served congregations in Illinois, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Indiana and Nebraska. Pastor Dan assumed responsibility as Lead Pastor at Central Church in February, 2008 after serving as Executive Pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Goshen, Indiana. He has a passion to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, proclaiming the Good News of hope and life transformation to all who will receive it. His vision for the church can be summed up very simply - "Connecting People with God! - that's what we're about!" Dan and his wife, Roxanna, have four adult children and six grandchildren all living in Indiana.
John Mowery Worship Arts Pastor
John's desire is to see the body of Christ truly experience heartfelt, life changing worship. He began leading church music in 1962 and has been at Central since 2002. John brings a broad based background of church hymnology, contemporary songs and a Southern Gospel, family quartet background into a unique mix of blended worship. John is the husband of a lovely and gifted wife, Donna who is a vital part of his ministry. They have three grown children and five grandchildren. John's hobbies include golf and electronics.
Trent Johnson Associate Pastor
A child of the midwest, Pastor Trent Johnson has lived in the region his entire life. After growing up in Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Iowa he attended MidAmerica Nazarene University where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Ministry. Most importantly, though, MNU is where he met the love of his life, Bethany (Gooden) Johnson. After they both graduated from MNU, they lived in Olathe, Kansas while Trent attended Nazarene Theological Seminary, working on his Masters Degree in Christian Education. Pastor Trent came to Central in May, 2010. He currently serves as Youth Pastor. Trent says, "We love it here and are excited to be following God's call on our lives."

Sondra Billingsley Office Administrator

Sondra has served as Central's Office Administrator since May, 2000. Her attention to detail keeps our church operating smoothly and efficiently. She has been a member at Central for the past 36 years. She and her husband, Tom, have been married for 32 years and have three adult children and one granddaughter - "my earthly joy!" Sondra has served Central in Children, Youth, and Stewardship Ministries and currently serves as Co-Director of Women's Ministries. She loves the Lord and wants to follow His path for her life no matter where it may lead - Proverbs 3:5-6.
Omaha Central's Church Staff