Having served as a youth pastor, family pastor, senior pastor and campus pastor, Dave brings over 35 years of field experience to his current role as General Superintendent or “lead pastor” for EFC-MAYM. A graduate of Malone University (BA) and Ashland Theological Seminary (MA), Dave completed his doctorate (DMin) in leadership and spiritual formation at George Fox University. Dave and his wife, Carol, have been blessed with six children (Josiah, Sarah, Jeremiah, Hannah, Jessie and Jasmine) and nine grandchildren (Isaiah, Noah, Isabel, Abigail, Lincoln, Lydia, Cora, Levi, and Eleanor). In addition to his love for the church, Dave enjoys sports, nature, travel and spending lots of time with his family. When away from home, Dave’s favorite destination is a solitary cycling route on the Kansas prairie or a scenic hiking trail anywhere above timberline in the Rocky Mountains.