David grew up in Alabama. He is married to Scarlett and they have five children: Emily, Jared, Sarah, Anna and Abigail. David came to Brainerd in 2000. In 2005-2007 his family served in East Africa with the IMB doing a two year church planting assignment. He came back to Brainerd in 2007 and is currently working and leading Brainerd in international work and strategy. He holds a BS degree in Business Management From Athens State University and a Masters degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. David and his family enjoy camping and outdoor activities.