David is a 25 year veteran of youth ministry and has a passion to see the greatness of God declared to the next generation.
He has served in churches in the southeast (Perimeter Church - Atlanta PCA) and with the National Network of Youth Ministries as the Southeast U.S. coordinator. Currently, he is the Next Gen Ministries pastor at Irving Bible Church in the Dallas area.
He's passionate about developing leadership for ministry: professional, volunteer, and yes, even students. In addition to student ministry he has recently turned his attention to all next generations ministry including parenting and family issues and how church ministries effectively partner with and shepherd families.
David's blog is called "In Repair" because of his own personal faith journey and understanding that he needs the gospel every day. His desire is to experience ongoing redemption in his own life, and to bring it to the lives of students and their families. Knowing we "never arrive" David, is always seeking to grow personally and professionally.
In addition to his ministry at IBC, David has the privilege of speaking nationally at student retreats / camps, parenting conferences and youth worker events. He also currently serves as the chairman of the National Network of Youth Ministries ministry council.
David has been married to Julie for 24 years and they have four children, three college aged and one still at home.
You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org