Born in Ghana, Dan Darko served in administrative and ministerial roles as a Director in Youth for Christ (Ghana), University/Seminary chaplain and local church pastoral positions in Ghana, Croatia, England and the United States. He is the President of Africa Potential, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Africans for the service of Africa. He is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Gordon College (MA, USA) and Visiting Professor at Regent-Ghana where he teaches during summer months. Whenever at Regent-Ghana, Dan teaches Biblical Hermeneutics and New Testament courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Dan is a member of the editorial Board of Sapientia Logos Journal - a Journal of Biblical Research and Interpretation in Africa and the 2014 Program Group Member of the Society of Biblical Scholars meeting scheduled for September 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the author ofNo Longer Living as the Gentiles: Differentiation and Shared Ethical Values in Ephesians 4.17-6.9 (London: T&T Clark, 2008), editor (with Beth Snodderly) of First the Kingdom of God: Global Voices on Global Mission (Pasadena: William Carey International University Press, 2014) and a contributing author of Global Voices: Reading the Bible in the Majority World (Eds. Craig S. Keener and M. Daniel Carroll; Peabody: Hendrickson, 2013) and The Handbook to Social Identity and the New Testament (London: T&T Clark, 2014). He is also a contributing writer in the forthcoming Africa Study Bible. Dan is the author of several articles, book chapters and book reviews.
He has presented research papers at the national and international meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association and the British New Testament Society. Dan is a New Testament scholar specializing in Pauline Studies and Methods/Principles of Biblical Interpretation. He is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association, Society of Biblical Literature and the Institute of Biblical Research. Dan is an Evangelical scholar. He is married to Maryl and they have two girls, Esther and Debbie.