DAN AND SHASA THOMAS
For over 27 years Dan A. Thomas, Jr. has served in the local church. He has been afforded the privilege to minister to children and youth, young adults, families, married couples, and ministry leaders. Pastor Dan is a native of Wichita, KS and spent his formative years in Oklahoma City. He attended Langston University and graduated from the Edwin P. McCabe Honors program with a B.S. in Business Administration in 2001. In 2002 Pastor Dan relocated to Los Angeles, CA and served as Young Adult Minister at Brister Memorial Baptist Church in Compton, CA for 8 years. In 2012 Pastor Dan moved back to Oklahoma City and began planting Chosen Generation Church. His life goal is to help others discover their blueprint, realize their potential, and find their place. He has been married to his wife, Shasa, for 12 years and loves spending time with her and their daughter Acacia.
Shasa June‘ Thomas was reared in the historic and culturally rich city of Compton, CA. Shasa soon developed a love for the arts, crafts, and aesthetics. This gift blossomed in high school and eventually culminated in becoming her chosen field of study at University of California Santa-Barbara where she received a bachelors degree in Studio Art in 2000. Following graduation Shasa began employment at Warner Bros. studios where she discovered another hidden talent – entrepreneurship. While working at WB Shasa began a company called Bundt of Love and began delivering all over Southern California including providing baked goods for the hit TV show, “The West Wing.” Shasa has been favored to be successful in several entrepreneurial endeavors and currently is the sole proprietor of “Designs by Shasa” where she designs and makes custom hand-crafted jewelry. Along with her business acumen, Shasa is an accomplished singer, worship leader, and song writer. She is a loving wife and mother and likes to read Christian fiction and enjoys time with family.