Rev. John K. Keen
Senior Pastor & Head of Staff
Our Senior Pastor, Rev. John K. Keen, is a native Floridian; he was born in Miami and reared in Orlando. John and his wife, Diane, honeymooned on the west coast of Florida, and their love for the area began at that time and continued to increase over the years. Rev. and Mrs. Keen have four children. The Keens moved to Tampa in July 2004, and Pastor Keen began ministry at Christ Central Church on August 1 of that year. Prior to this latest call to ministry, Mr. Keen served as a church planter and an organizing pastor in New Orleans, LA, as well as senior pastor for two churches located in Central Florida and Northern Alabama, respectively. Mr. Keen also served as a senior staff member (Minister of Outreach) for Chapelgate Presbyterian Church in suburban Baltimore, MD. Pastor Keen received his Bachelor of Arts degree (Speech Communications) from the University of Central Florida in 1984, and his Masters of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary (Jackson, MS campus) in 1990. Mr. Keen was licensed and ordained by the Louisiana Presbytery of The Presbyterian Church in America in 1988 and 1990, respectively. Currently, Pastor Keen serves as a member of the Examinations Committee and the Administration Committee for the Southwest Florida Presbytery.
Rev. Daniel Dalton
Rev. Danny Dalton grew up in Sonoma, CA. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Azusa Pacific University in 1994 with a double major in International Studies and Christian Ministries. He's been married to the love of his life, Jamie, since 1997 and they are blessed to have two daughters, Kaela and Ellie. Danny made the transition from the west coast to Florida in May of 1999 after serving in various outdoor ministry and youth ministry positions. Danny began to serve a church in Central Florida as he pursued a Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. Upon graduation, he was called by this same church and ordained by the Southwest Florida Presbytery in 2003. He served as the Associate Pastor of Youth, Family, and Congregational Life for five more years. Danny began serving at Christ Central as the Associate Pastor on February 16, 2009. Danny is a churchman at heart who loves serving Christ's church!