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Paul's Pupil Founder and Professor

Dr. Dan Bagaas

He has been in ministry for 15 years, has been a believer for more than 30 years, started and operated 2 schools in Japan, and various websites and online businesses. While living and working in Japan and Brazil, he taught numerous students English over nearly a decade, along with teaching students online. Dan has been married to his beautiful wife since 2002, and they have 5 children. He has also homeschooled his children for 10 years. Academically, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Crown College, St. Bonifacius, MN. His Master of Divinity: Leadership and Doctor of Ministry: Ministry Leadership were earned from Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, where he graduated from the doctoral program with high distinction. Dan's doctoral thesis, concerning online ministry, is titled Migrating and Amplifying Ministry to Online Platforms to Pursue the Great Commission. Moreover, he has authored two books concerning online ministry. 

Paul's Pupil is inspired by the person and work of the Apostle Paul. He discipled, trained future Christian leaders, and built up and expanded the church. 


Paul's Pupil seeks to know Christ and make Him known.


Paul's Pupil aims to equip and advance the universal church by providing discipleship, leadership, and Biblical training and resources to all Christians, including those working in ministry or seeking to enter ministry. Additionally, Paul's Pupil seeks to analyze, strategize, and implement new vehicles and methods to further the universal church's expansion. 

Welcome to Paul's Pupil

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